[ sahy-nol-uh-jee, si- ]
/ saɪˈnɒl ə dʒi, sɪ- /
the study of the language, literature, history, customs, etc., of China.
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OTHER WORDS FROM SinologySi·no·log·i·cal [sahyn-l-oj-i-kuhl, sin-], /ˌsaɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌsɪn-/, adjective
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The science of Sinology (systematic study of China through Chinese texts) has won its place among the archaeological disciplines.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
British Dictionary definitions for Sinology
/ (saɪˈnɒlədʒɪ, sɪ-) /
the study of Chinese history, language, culture, etc
Derived forms of SinologySinological (ˌsaɪnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl, ˌsɪn-), adjectiveSinologist, nounSinologue (ˈsaɪnəˌlɒɡ), noun
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