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Wade'-Giles' sys"tem



Pronunciation: (wād'jīlz'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/wade-giles-system.html on line 71 [key]
a system of Romanization of Chinese, devised by Sir Thomas Francis Wade (1818–95) and adapted by Herbert Allen Giles (1845–1935), widely used in representing Chinese words and names in English, esp. before the adoption of pinyin. Also called Wade'-Giles'.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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