[ si-nit-ik ]
/ sɪˈnɪt ɪk /
a branch of Sino-Tibetan consisting of the various local languages and dialects whose speakers share literary Chinese as their standard language.
of or relating to the Chinese, their language, or their culture.
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British Dictionary definitions for sinitic
/ (sɪˈnɪtɪk) /
a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, consisting of the various languages or dialects of ChineseCompare Tibeto-Burman
belonging or relating to this group of languages
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