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The branch of Sino-Tibetan that comprises Chinese.
(Languages) a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, consisting of the various languages or dialects of Chinese. Compare Tibeto-Burman
(Languages) belonging or relating to this group of languages
1. the branch of Sino-Tibetan consisting of ancient and modern Chinese in its literary and dialect forms.adj.
2. of or pertaining to the Chinese, their language, or their culture.
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|Noun||1.||Sinitic - a group of Sino-Tibetan languages|
Chinese - any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
|Adj.||1.||Sinitic - of or relating to the Chinese people or their language or culture; "Sinitic dialects"|