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Sinologist

[sahy-nol-uh-jist, si-]
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noun
  1. a person who specializes in Sinology.
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Also Si·no·logue [sahyn-l-awg, -og, sin-] /ˈsaɪn lˌɔg, -ˌɒg, ˈsɪn-/.

Origin of Sinologist

1830–40; Sinologue (see Sino-, -logue) + -ist
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Sinologist

n.

1814; see Sino- + -logy + -ist. Related: Sinology (1834).

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