sinologue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Sinae, an Oriental people mentioned by Ptolemy, or Arabic Sin China or the Chinese + Ancient Greek discourse; formed like theologue: compare French sinologue.

Noun[edit]

sinologue (plural sinologues)

  1. A student of Chinese; one versed in the Chinese language, literature, and history.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.