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Sinology

[sahy-nol-uh-jee, si-] /saɪˈnɒl ə dʒi, sɪ-/
noun
1.
the study of the language, literature, history, customs, etc., of China.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; Sino- + -logy; compare French, German sinologie
Related forms
Sinological
[sahyn-l-oj-i-kuh l, sin-] /ˌsaɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌsɪn-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sinological

Sinology

/saɪˈnɒlədʒɪ; sɪ-/
noun
1.
the study of Chinese history, language, culture, etc
Derived Forms
Sinological (ˌsaɪnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl; ˌsɪn-) adjective
Sinologist, noun
Sinologue (ˈsaɪnəˌlɒɡ) noun
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