Sinensis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Sinae.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Sinēnsis m, f (neuter Sinēnse); third declension

  1. Chinese
    • 1579, Garcia de Orta (Portuguese), Charles de l'Écluse (Latin translation), Aromatum, et Simplicium Aliquot Medicamentorum apud Indos Nascentium Historia (3rd ed.), p. 58-59
      CETERVM quòd Canellæ diuerſa Cinnamomi & Caßiæ nomina indita fuerint, occaſionem præbuiſſe puto mercatores Chinenſes (nam Annales vrbis Ormuz prodũt olim quadringentas naues è China vno eodémque tempore eò appuliſſe) qui cum è ſua regione aurum, ſericum, vaſa murrhina (porcellanas vocant) moſchum, cuprum, margaritas, aliasq[ue] huiuſmodi merces eueherent

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative Sinēnsis Sinēnse Sinēnsēs Sinēnsia
genitive Sinēnsis Sinēnsis Sinēnsium Sinēnsium
dative Sinēnsī Sinēnsī Sinēnsibus Sinēnsibus
accusative Sinēnsem Sinēnse Sinēnsēs Sinēnsia
ablative Sinēnsī Sinēnsī Sinēnsibus Sinēnsibus
vocative Sinēnsis Sinēnse Sinēnsēs Sinēnsia

Noun[edit]

Sinēnsis m (genitive Sinēnsis); third declension

  1. (usually plural) A Chinese person.
    • 1741, Jacob Friedrich Reimmann, Historia Literaria Babyloniorum et Sinensium, p. 7
      Nihil eſſe in Philoſophia Græcanica & Barbarica, qvod cum philoſophia Sinenſium antiqva componi poſſit, ſive vetuſtatem ſpectemus ſive dignitatem.
      That nothing in Greek or foreign philosophy can be compared to the ancient philosophy of the Chinese, be it age or dignity we consider.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Sinēnsis Sinēnsēs
genitive Sinēnsis Sinēnsium
dative Sinēnsī Sinēnsibus
accusative Sinēnsem Sinēnsēs
Sinēnsīs
ablative Sinēnse Sinēnsibus
vocative Sinēnsis Sinēnsēs