What is pinyin?

Pinyin

nyin (Chinese: 拼音; pinyin: pīnyīn; ) or formally Hanyu Pinyin (simplified Chinese: 汉语拼音; traditional Chinese: 漢語拼音; pinyin: Hànyǔ Pīnyīn) is the official system to transcribe Chinese characters into Latin script in the People's Republic of China, Republic of China (Taiwan), and Singapore. It is often used to teach Standard Chinese and spell Chinese names in foreign publications and may be used as an input method to enter Chinese characters (汉字 / 漢字, hànzì ) into computers.

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Sogou Pinyin
... Sogou Pinyin Method (搜狗拼音输入法 Pinyin Sōugǒu Pīnyīn Shūrùfǎ) is a popular Chinese Pinyin input method editor developed by Sogou, a Chinese search engine ... Sogou Pinyin is a dominant input software in China ... By July 2011, Sogou Pinyin had an 83.6% penetration rate with more than 300 million users ...
List Of The Deer And The Cauldron Characters - Miscellaneous Characters
... Chinese 順治皇帝 simplified Chinese 顺治皇帝 Mandarin Pinyin Shùnzhì Huángdì Jyutping Seon6-zi6 Wong4-dai3) was the former ruler of the Qing Empire and the Kangxi Emperor's father ... a new name, Xingchi (traditional Chinese 行癡 simplified Chinese 行痴 Mandarin Pinyin Xíngchī Jyutping Hang4-ci1) ... Xingdian (traditional Chinese 行癲 simplified Chinese 行癫 Mandarin Pinyin Xíngdiān Jyutping Hang4-din1) is Xingchi's junior ...
Standard Chinese Phonology - Vowels
... transcription, the following phones may be distinguished For /a/ , in Pinyin an, uan, ai, uai, , in Pinyin a, ia, ua, (Depending on whether the sound after it is front or back ... The Pinyin letter ü is written u after all but l and n, because it does not contrast with /u/ except after those two consonants ... The Pinyin final uo is written o after b, p, m and f ...
List Of The Deer And The Cauldron Characters - Russian Empire
... Sophia (traditional Chinese 蘇菲亞 simplified Chinese 苏菲亚 pinyin Sūfēiyǎ) is a half sister of Peter I ... simplified Chinese 阿莱克修斯‧米海洛维支 pinyin Āláikèxīusī Míhǎiluòwéizhī) is Sophia's father ... Peter I (Chinese 彼得一世 pinyin Bǐdé Yīshì) was the Tsar of Russia ...
Pinyin - Initials and Finals - Initials
... cell below, first the bold letters indicate pinyin, followed in brackets by the symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet Bilabial Labiodental ...