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Sinicism

[ sin-uh-siz-uhm ]

noun

  1. something characteristic of or peculiar to the Chinese; a Chinese method, custom, or usage.


Sinicism

/ ˈsaɪnɪˌsɪzəm; ˈsɪn- /

noun

  1. rare.
    a Chinese custom or idiom


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Sinicism1

1890–95; Sinic Chinese (< Medieval Latin Sīnicus < Medieval Greek Sīnikós, equivalent to Late Greek Sîn ( ai ) the Chinese + -ikos -ic ) + -ism; Sino-
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Sinicism1

C19: from Medieval Latin Sinicus Chinese, from Late Latin Sīnae the Chinese, from Greek Sinai, from Arabic Sīn China

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