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Pin·yin

or pin·yin  (pĭn′yĭn′, -yĭn)
n.
A system for transcribing the pronunciation of the standard variety of Mandarin using the Roman alphabet, officially adopted by the People's Republic of China in 1979.

[Mandarin pīn yīn, to combine sounds into syllables, spell : pīn, to combine (from Middle Chinese pjiajŋ) + yīn, sound, syllable (from Middle Chinese ʔim).]

Pinyin

(ˈpɪnˈjɪn)
n
(Linguistics) a system of romanized spelling developed in China in 1958: used to transliterate Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet

pin•yin

(ˈpɪnˈyɪn)

n.
(sometimes cap.) a system for transliterating Chinese into the Latin alphabet, introduced in 1958 and officially adopted by the People's Republic of China in 1979.
[< Chinese pīnyīn literally, phonetic spelling (pīn arrange, classify + yīn sound, pronunciation)]
Translations
pinyin
pinjin
ピンインピン音拼音
pinyin

Pinyin

nPinyin (→ umschrift f) nt
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There are a number of errors in the pinyin romanization throughout the main texts (e.
Meanwhile, the company has filed applications for trademarks consisting of Jordan's sons' names, Jeffrey and Marcus, in Chinese characters and the associated pinyin Romanization.
The entries use simplified Chinese characters and internationally standard pinyin Romanization.
The alphabetic principle: The name "ABC" in the title originates in the fact that the dictionary's entries are alphabetized by Pinyin romanization.