Sinophile


Sinophile
one who admires China or the Chinese

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • sinophile — [sinɔfil] adj. et n. ÉTYM. 1842, Balzac; de sino , et phile. ❖ ♦ Didact. Qui aime, apprécie la Chine. N. || Un, une sinophile. || Sentiments amicaux des sinophiles ou sinophilie [sinɔfili] n. f. ❖ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sinophile — Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, a 17th 18th century German polymath who made significant contributions in many areas of physics, logic, history, librarianship, and studied numerous aspects of Chinese culture A Sinophile (from sino meaning Chinese… …   Wikipedia

  • Sinophile — /suy neuh fuyl , sin euh /, n. 1. a person who admires or has a strong liking for China, the Chinese, or their culture. adj. 2. friendly to or having a strong liking for China or the Chinese. Also, Sinophil /suy neuh fil, sin euh /. [1895 1900;… …   Universalium

  • sinophile — noun Someone that enjoys Chinese culture, language, or history …   Wiktionary

  • Sinophile — noun A person who loves the country, culture, or people of China. See Also: phile, Sinophilia …   Wiktionary

  • sinophile — sino·phile …   English syllables

  • sinophile — …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Sapounidis — Yiorgos Sapounides better known as George Sapounides is a Greek Canadian musician / troubadour, statistician and a Sinophile living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was also subject of 2005 Canadian documentary film entitled Chairman George. The… …   Wikipedia

  • sin- — sin(o) ♦ Élément, du lat. médiév. Sinae (nom grec d une ville d Extrême Orient), signifiant « de la Chine ». ⇒SIN(O) , (SIN , SINO ), élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du lat. tardif Sinae, nom d un peuple d Extrême Orient, transcr. du gr. (Ptolémée,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sino- — sin(o) ♦ Élément, du lat. médiév. Sinae (nom grec d une ville d Extrême Orient), signifiant « de la Chine ». ⇒SIN(O) , (SIN , SINO ), élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du lat. tardif Sinae, nom d un peuple d Extrême Orient, transcr. du gr. (Ptolémée,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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