Definition of Sinitic

1. Noun. A group of Sino-Tibetan languages.

Exact synonyms: Sinitic Language
Specialized synonyms: Chinese
Generic synonyms: Sino-tibetan, Sino-tibetan Language

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the Chinese people or their language or culture. "Sinitic dialects"
Partainyms: Chinese

Definition of Sinitic

1. Adjective. Relating to the group of Chinese languages ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinitic

Singaporeans
Singapura
Singaraja
Singh
Singhalese
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Singlish
Sinhala
Sinhalese
Sini
Sinic
Sinicism
Sinicisms
Sinicized
Sinicizing
Sinitic (current term)
Sinitic language
Sinkiang
Sinn Fein
Sinn Féin
Sinningia
Sinningia speciosa
Sino-
Sino-Japanese
Sino-Japanese War
Sino-Korean
Sino-Tibetan
Sino-Tibetan language
Sino-Vietnamese
Sinological

Literary usage of Sinitic

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1. Races and Peoples: Lectures on the Science of Ethnography by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1890)
"I. THE Sinitic BRANCH. Sub-divisions. I. The Chinese. Origin and early migrations. Psychical elements. Arts. Religions. Philosophers. Late migrations. 2. ..."

2. Man: An Introduction to Anthropology by Willett Enos Rotzell (1905)
"THE YELLOW (ASIAN) RACE. CONTENTS.—The physical characteristics of the race. The original home of the race and its distribution. The Sinitic and ..."

3. Lessons in the New Geography by Spencer Trotter (1894)
"These divisions are known as the Sinitic and ... The Sinitic Branch. — The Sinitic branch comprises the inhabitants of High Asia, from the Pamir eastward ..."

4. Lessons in the New Geography: For Student and Teacher by Spencer Trotter (1895)
"These divisions are known as the Sinitic and ... The Sinitic Branch. — The Sinitic branch comprises the inhabitants of High Asia, from the Pamir eastward ..."

5. Lessons in the New Geography: For Student and Teacher by Spencer Trotter (1895)
"These divisions are known as the Sinitic and ... The Sinitic Branch. —. The Sinitic branch comprises the inhabitants of High Asia, from the Pamir eastward ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The Asian, or Mongolian race, is made up of two divisions — the Sinitic and ... The Sinitic branch includes the Chinese, Tibetans and the inhabitants of ..."

7. The Karen People of Burma: A Study in Anthropology and Ethnology by Harry Ignatius Marshall (1922)
"The language of the Karen, after being classed in various ways, has now been recognized as a Sinitic language and, according to the last Burma Census (1911) ..."

8. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1900)
"Dr. Brinton divides the yellow race into two classes: the Sinitic, which includes the ... constitute one group of the Sinitic branch of the yellow race. ..."

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