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1963, in the meaning defined above
Chinese (Beijing) pīnyīn to spell phonetically, from pīn to arrange + yīn sound, pronunciation
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“Pinyin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinyin. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.
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