From Late Latin Sīnae (“the southern Chinese”), from Ptolemy's Ancient Greek Σῖναι (Sînai, “the southern Chinese”), of uncertain etymology but probably from Sanskrit चीन (Cīna, “southern China”), possibly via Arabic صِين (ṣīn, “southern China; the southern Chinese”) and usually held to derive from Old Chinese 秦 (*Dzin, “Qin”).
An tSín f (genitive na Síne)
after an, tSín
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.