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Wade′-Giles′ˈweɪdˈdʒaɪlz(adj.)

  1. of or designating a system for the romanization of Chinese developed by Sir Thomas Francis Wade (1818–95) and Herbert Allen Giles (1845–1935).

    Category: Language/Linguistics

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  1. Wade-Giles(ProperNoun)

    A certain system, once extremely popular, for transcribing the Beijing form of Mandarin Chinese into the Latin alphabet.

  2. Origin: From the surnames of Thomas Wade and Herbert Giles, who developed the system.

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