Sinitic[sī nit′ik, si-]
Sinitic definition by Webster's New World
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a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, including the languages of China
Origin: see Sino-, -ite, and amp; -ic
of China or its people, languages, or culture
Sinitic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The branch of Sino-Tibetan that comprises Chinese.
Origin: Sin(o)- + -itic (as in Semitic).
- Si·nitˈic adjective