sinology

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

Definition of sinology

: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

Origin and Etymology of sinology

probably from French sinologie, from sino- + -logie -logy


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