Chinese

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piece together; stake (all); spell
piece together; stake (all); spell; join together
 
sound; noise; news
simp. and trad.
(拼音)
Literally: “spelled sounds”.
 
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Etymology

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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拼音

  1. romanisation system; transcription system
    藏文拼音  ―  Zàngwén pīnyīn  ―  Tibetan pinyin
    1. (specifically) Pinyin (Hanyu Pinyin), a system of romanization for Mandarin Chinese
      拼音拼音  ―  Nǐ xuéguo pīnyīn ma?  ―  Have you learned Pinyin?

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • English: p'in-yin, pinyin, Pinyin

Verb

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拼音

  1. to spell; to phoneticize
  2. to combine sounds into syllables

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
ぴん
Hyōgaiji
いん
Grade: 1
irregular
Alternative spellings
ピン音
併音
 
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Etymology

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From Mandarin 拼音 (pīnyīn).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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拼音(ピンイン) (pin'in

  1. Pinyin

Usage notes

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Since the character is not in the original JIS X 0208 specification, it may be written as ピン音 instead.

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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拼音 (byeong'eum) (hangeul 병음)

  1. Hanja form? of 병음 (Pinyin).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun

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拼音

  1. chữ Hán form of bính âm (Pinyin).