Difference between revisions of "Style/Language/Chinese"
Revision as of 16:43, 16 May 2011
|Status: This is an official style guideline.|
Chinese characters, also known as Han characters, have no capitalization.
Chinese releases may be transliterated into Latin script, usually as Pseudo-Releases. While there are many romanization systems for Chinese, Hanyu Pinyin is the most common in MusicBrainz. In Hanyu Pinyin, only the first letter of a sentence and proper nouns should be capitalized.
- More detailed writing rules can be found in Basic Rules of Hanyu Pinyin Orthography.
- Whether or not the Chinese and non-Chinese part of the title should be separated by a space depends on the grammar and meaning of the title as a whole and is not covered by this guideline.