Definitions

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  • n. phonetic script; spelling
  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Pinyin.

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Examples

  • Spelled qi (pronounced 'chee') in pinyin Chinese (otherwise ch'i), it is the root currency of Traditional Chinese Medicine, that energy that TCM practitioners manipulate to fight disease and assure health.

    Arthur Rosenfeld: What Is Qi?

  • You see how useful pinyin is even to people like you?

    Matthew Yglesias » Yi

  • China uses a Roman-alphabet equivalent, called pinyin, which is then converted into Chinese characters.

    What's the Hindi Word for Dot-Com?

  • To make matters worse, the marks that signify tones in pinyin ordinarily indicate pronunciation: A flat line, for example, means a flat, high tone, not a long vowel.

    Boing Boing: May 30, 2004 - June 5, 2004 Archives

  • Just thought of 1 more 1-bopomofo-letter syllable: a. Hey, that one’s even 1 syllable in pinyin! godoggo Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Yi

  • My understanding is that basically all kids in mainland China begin learning Mandarin through pinyin, which is a phonetic system.

    Matthew Yglesias » Teaching Reading Right

  • University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 392 qi is the correct spelling in pinyin, which is the Romanization scheme approved by the Chinese government and used by (probably) most western scholars today.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • But the pinyin is a bit different than what I'm accustomed to reading.

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  • ↑ In homeopathic terminology, "symptom" refers to all of the external manifestations of a disease, and do not make the medical distinction between syndrome may be closer to the combination of manifestations used in homeopathic diagnosis. is the correct spelling in pinyin, which is the Romanization scheme approved by the Chinese government and used by (probably) most western scholars today.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • "Qi" is the correct spelling in pinyin, which is the Romanization scheme approved by the Chinese government and used by (probably) most western scholars today.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

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  • Romaji in Japanese.

    June 18, 2008

  • official Chinese way of transcribing Chinese words to Roman alphabet.

    June 18, 2008