CHINA AND THE MANCHUS
HERBERT A. GILES, M.A., LL.D.
Professor of Chinese in the University of Cambridge,
and sometime H.B.M. Consul at Ningpo.
It is impossible to give here a complete key to the pronunciation of
Chinese words. For those who wish to pronounce with approximate
correctness the proper names in this volume, the following may be a
a as in alms.
e as u in fun.
i as ie in thief.