Meaning of Sino-Japanese in English:

Sino-Japanese

noun

  • That part of the vocabulary of Japanese that is borrowed from Chinese or created from Chinese-derived elements; a variety of the Japanese language which shows marked influence from Chinese.

Pronunciation

Sino-Japanese

/ˌsʌɪnəʊdʒapəˈniːz/ /ˌsɪnəʊdʒapəˈniːz/

adjective

  • 1Of or relating to that part of the vocabulary of Japanese that is borrowed from Chinese or created from Chinese-derived elements; of or relating to a variety of the Japanese language which shows marked influence from Chinese.

  • 2Of, belonging to, or involving both China and Japan.

Pronunciation

Sino-Japanese

/ˌsʌɪnəʊdʒapəˈniːz/ /ˌsɪnəʊdʒapəˈniːz/

Origin

Late 19th century. As noun from Sino- + Japanese.