Definition of Sino- combining form from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



 combining form
combining form
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪnəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnoʊ//
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(in nouns and adjectives) Chinese Sino-Japanese relations Word Originfrom late Latin Sinae from Greek sinai ‘the Chinese’, from Arabic ṣīn, denoting the Chinese empire.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Sino-