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Answer for the clue "Chinese transliteration system ", 6 letters:
pinyin

Word definitions for pinyin in dictionaries

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
system of Romanized spelling for Chinese, 1963, from Chinese pinyin "to spell, to combine sounds into syllables," from pin "put together" + yin "sound, tone." Adopted officially by the People's Republic of China in 1958. Outside China gradually superseding ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. phonetic script; spelling n. (alternative spelling of Pinyin English)

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Pinyin , or Hànyǔ Pīnyīn , is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China , Malaysia , Singapore , and Taiwan . It is often used to teach Standard Chinese, which is normally written using Chinese characters . The system includes ...

Usage examples of pinyin.

This probably remains somewhat more familiar to Anglophone readers than Pinyin or Yale, and is no more inaccurate a rendition of ancient or regional pronunciations.