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Sinologist

[ sahy-nol-uh-jist, si- ]
/ saɪˈnɒl ə dʒɪst, sɪ- /
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noun

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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