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EtymologyEdit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of الصِّين(aṣ-ṣīn, China, the Chinese) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

صِينِيّ (ṣīniyym, feminine صِينِيَّة(ṣīniyya), masculine plural صِينِيُّون(ṣīniyyūn), feminine plural صِينِيَّات(ṣīniyyāt)

  1. Chinese
    ثَقَافَة صِينِيَّة
    ṯaqāfa(t) ṣīniyya
    Chinese culture

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

صِينِيّ (ṣīniyym, plural صِينِيُّون(ṣīniyyūn), feminine صِينِيَّة(ṣīniyya)

  1. Chinese person

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