Meaning of Wade–Giles in English:

Wade–Giles

Pronunciation /weɪdˈdʒʌɪlz/

noun

  • A system of romanized spelling for transliterating Chinese, devised by the British diplomat Sir Thomas Francis Wade (1818–95), professor of Chinese at Cambridge, and modified by his successor Herbert Allen Giles (1845–1935). It has been largely superseded by Pinyin.