Sinitic

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adjective Si·nit·ic \sī-ˈni-tik, sə-\

Definition of Sinitic

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

Origin and Etymology of sinitic

Late Latin Sinae, plural, Chinese + English -itic (as in Semitic) — more at sino-


First Known Use: circa 1895

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