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sinology

play
noun, often capitalized si·nol·o·gy \sī-ˈnä-lə-jē, sə-\

Definition of sinology

  1. :  the study of the Chinese and especially their language, literature, history, and culture

sinological play \ˌsī-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌsi-\ adjective often capitalized
sinologist play \sī-ˈnä-lə-jist, sə-\ noun often capitalized



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