LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM (R4r2): wadegile
everson at evertype.com
Mon Sep 29 10:33:27 CEST 2008
LOC actually written out as Library of Congress here.
LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM
1. Name of requester:
2. E-mail address of requester:
markdavis at google.com
3. Record Requested:
Description: Wade-Giles romanization
4. Intended meaning of the subtag:
To be used to indicate transcriptions, typically of Mandarin Chinese,
in the romanization developed by Thomas Wade in the mid-19th century,
and reached settled form with Herbert Giles' Chinese-English
dictionary of 1892.
5. Reference to published description of the language (book or article):
Krieger, Larry S.; Kenneth Neill, Dr. Edward Reynolds (1997). "Chapter
4", in World History; Perspectives on the Past (in English). Illinois:
D.C. Heath and Company, p. 82. ISBN 0-669-40533-7.
Giles, Herbert. 1892. A Chinese-English Dictionary (Hua-Ying Zidian).
Shanghai. (Also London 1912).
See also the Library of Congress page for the relation between Hanyu
Pinyin and Wade-Giles: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pinyin/romcover.html
See also the Wikipedia articles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wade-
Giles and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Chinese_romanization_systems
6. Any other relevant information:
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