Wade-Giles
noun Etymology: Thomas F. Wade died 1895 British diplomat & Herbert A. Giles died 1935 British sinologist Date: 1943 a system for romanizing Chinese ideograms in which tones are indicated by superscript numbers and consonantal aspiration is indicated by an apostrophe — compare pinyin

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  • Wade-Giles — Wade Giles, a veces abreviado como Wade, es un sistema de Romanización (notación fonética y transliteración) para el idioma chino basado en la fonética del Mandarín. Comenzó a desarrollarse a partir de un sistema ideado por Thomas Wade a mediados …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wade-Giles — Wade′ Giles′ [[t]ˈweɪdˈdʒaɪlz[/t]] adj. ling. of or designating a system for the romanization of Chinese developed by Sir Thomas Francis Wade (1818–95) and Herbert Allen Giles (1845–1935) …   From formal English to slang

  • Wade-Giles — RCL Wade Giles (pronEng|ˌweɪdˈʤaɪlz; zh stp|s= or |t= or |p=wēituǒmǎ pīnyīn), sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization system (phonetic notation and transcription) for the Mandarin language used in Beijing. It developed from a system… …   Wikipedia

  • Wade-Giles — El sistema Wade Giles es un método de romanización (transcripción al alfabeto latino) del chino mandarín. El sistema fue ideado por el británico Thomas Francis Wade a mediados del siglo XIX, y fue modificado por el también británico Herbert Allen …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wade-Giles — Romanisation Wade Giles Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wade. Romanisation des langues chinoises Mandarin Hanyu pinyin (汉语拼音) Tongyong pinyin (通用拼音) Gwoyeu Romatzyh (国语罗马字) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wade-giles — Romanisation Wade Giles Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wade. Romanisation des langues chinoises Mandarin Hanyu pinyin (汉语拼音) Tongyong pinyin (通用拼音) Gwoyeu Romatzyh (国语罗马字) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wade-Giles — Das Wade Giles System zur phonetischen Umschrift der chinesischen Zeichen bzw. Sprache in lateinische Schrift geht auf Thomas Wade (1818–1895) und Herbert A. Giles (1845–1935) zurück. Thomas Wade war der erste Professor für Chinesisch in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wade–Giles — noun a system of romanized spelling for transliterating Chinese, largely superseded by Pinyin. Origin named after Sir T. F. Wade (1818–95) and H. A. Giles (1845–1935), professors of Chinese at Cambridge, who devised it …   English new terms dictionary

  • Wade-Giles — /weɪd ˈdʒaɪlz/ (say wayd juylz) noun a system for transliterating Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, largely superseded by Pinyin. {named after the British scholars who developed it, Sir Thomas Wade, 1818–95, and Herbert Giles,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wade-giles — ˈwādˈgīlz noun Usage: usually capitalized W&G Etymology: after Thomas F. Wade died 1895 British diplomat and Herbert A. Giles died 1935 British sinologist : a system for romanizing Chinese ideograms in which tones are indicated by superscript… …   Useful english dictionary

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