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 (sī′nə-fī′, sĭn′ə-)
tr.v. Si·ni·fied, Si·ni·fy·ing, Si·ni·fies
To Sinicize.

[Late Latin Sīnae, the Chinese; see Sino- + -fy.]

Si′ni·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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Also, it will specifically address how folklore studies in China were Sinified from the beginning of the movement in order to serve literary purposes.
Other approaches to the literary context of the Talks include, for example, Fairbank's China: A New History in which he takes the Talks as part of Mao's signification of Marxism and that can be viewed as a two-part enterprise: when he Sinified his Marxism, Mao masked it with an orthodox terminology.
Mythographical dissemination was further facilitated by the use of the freer luc bat (six-eight) verse form, which Eric Henry defines as a 'deeply traditional and popular mode of expression (which) establishes an immediate link between even the most sinified of narratives and the vast world of ca dao, or Vietnamese rural folk poetry'.
In Manchu dynastic practice, the emperor displayed a sinified face to his Chinese subjects but, even so, he did not pretend either to them or to his non-Chinese subjects that he was himself Chinese.
The leader of the rebellion, Hong Xiuquan preached a Sinified form of Christianity.
Singapore is not located on the peripheries of China (unlike the so-called Greater Chinese societies of Taiwan or Hong Kong, or the sinified outskirts of Vietnam) or India (unlike many Indo-Chinese states).
the strands of Laozi and Zhuangzi, Confucius, Mencius, and sinified Buddhism) forms the fundamental structure of his writing.
a more Sinified group found throughout southwestern Yunnan, northern Burma, and into Thailand.
He emphasizes the Chinese revolutionary leader's encounter with and interpretation of Marxist-Leninist theory, and the relationship between his sinified Marxism and his political practice.
Peony is set in the last decade of the 18th century and the turn to the 19th century when many Jewish families in Kaifeng had already become Sinified racially.
In the 1920s and 1930s Vietnamese nationalists increasingly accepted this revolution, and extended it further, creating the basis for mass literacy in Vietnamese, but at the same time cutting off substantive direct contact with the Sinified character-based literary tradition of previous centuries.
Indeed, if Chen Yuan wished to give a good example of sinification of foreigners before Mongol rule in China, he did not need to mention An Shitong, but could have referred to the An family of Wuwei which was already sinified during the North-South period of division of China.