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Sinitic Syllabification: Si·nit·ic
Pronunciation: /səˈnidik/

Definition of Sinitic in English:


Of, relating to, or denoting the division of the Sino-Tibetan language family that includes the many forms of spoken Chinese.
Example sentences
  • Not to do so will only lead to costly inefficiency for all users of Sinitic language materials.
  • Among Sinitic languages, there are at least seven or eight major branches that are mutually unintelligible.
  • One of the unique features of the Sinitic languages is the quality of sound used to designate differences in meanings between words or syllables.
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