صيني

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of الصِّين (aṣ-ṣīn, China, the Chinese) +‎ ـِيّ (-iyy).

Adjective[edit]

صِينِيّ (ṣīniyym, fem صِينِيَّة (ṣīniyya), masc pl صِينِيُّون (ṣīniyyūn), fem pl صِينِيَّات (ṣīniyyāt)

  1. Chinese

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

صِينِيّ (ṣīniyym, pl صِينِيُّون (ṣīniyyūn), fem صِينِيَّة (ṣīniyya)

  1. Chinese man

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صين”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4