Definition of Sinology

1. Noun. The study of Chinese history and language and culture.

Generic synonyms: Arts, Humanistic Discipline, Humanities, Liberal Arts
Derivative terms: Sinologist



Definition of Sinology

1. n. That branch of systemized knowledge which treats of the Chinese, their language, literature, etc.

Definition of Sinology

1. Noun. The study of the history, language and culture of China ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sinology

1. the study of the Chinese [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Sinology

1. That branch of systemized knowledge which treats of the Chinese, their language, literature, etc. Origin: Cf. F. Sinologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Sinology

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1. The Jesuits, 1534-1921: A History of the Society of Jesus from Its by Thomas Joseph Campbell (1921)
"... Cartography — Sinology — Egyptology — Sanscrit — Catholic Encyclopedia — Catalogues of Jesuit Writers — Acta Sanctorum — Jesuit Relations — Nomenclator ..."

2. On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason and on the Will by Arthur Schopenhauer (1907)
"Sinology. "IV T OTHING perhaps points more directly to a high JL ^1 degree of civilization in China than the almost incredible density of its population, ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"In treating of the literature of sinology, we can refer only to book*, ... Sinology in real earnest may be dated from J. Marshman'a •• Dissertation on the ..."

4. China and Religion by Edward Harper Parker (1905)
"No one has done greater general service to sinology, including, indirectly, religious sinology, than the late Dr Bretschneider; but (as he frequently told ..."

5. The Oldest Book of the Chinese, the Yh-king, and Its Authors by Terrien de Lacouperie (1892)
"In the thoroughly unscientific condition of present sinology, where routine and vested interests take the lead over science, our first communications on the ..."

6. The Oldest Book of the Chinese, the Yh-king, and Its Authors by Terrien de Lacouperie (1892)
"In the thoroughly unscientific condition of present sinology, where routine and vested interests take the lead over science, our first communications on the ..."

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