adjective Si·nit·ic \sī-ˈni-tik, sə-\

Definition of SINITIC

:  of or relating to the Chinese, their language, or their culture

Origin of SINITIC

Late Latin Sinae, plural, Chinese + English -itic (as in Semitic) — more at sino-
First Known Use: circa 1895


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