sinicization

sin·i·ci·za·tion

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  • Sinicization — Sinicization, Sinicisation or Sinification, (in Mandarin: 中国化 Zhōngguóhuà ) is the linguistic assimilation or cultural assimilation of terms and concepts into the language and culture of China. In linguistics, the term is used narrowly to refer… …   Wikipedia

  • Sinicization — See Sinicize. * * * …   Universalium

  • sinicization — noun a) the act of sinicizing b) Enabling a computer to work with Chinese characters. Syn: sinification …   Wiktionary

  • sinicization — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ sə̇ˈzāshən, ˌsīˈz noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : the act or process of sinicizing : the state of being sinicized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sinicization of Tibet — The sinicization of Tibet is the alleged change of Tibetan society to Han Chinese standards, by means of cultural assimilation, migration, and political reform. Sinicization on the one hand is an inevitable consequence of the presence of a large… …   Wikipedia

  • Sinicize — Sinicization /sin euh seuh zay sheuhn/, n. /sin euh suyz /, v.t., Sinicized, Sinicizing. to make Chinese in character or bring under Chinese influence. Also, esp. Brit., Sinicise. [1885 90; Sinic (see SINICISM) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Northern Wei — For Northern Wei of Three Kingdoms Period, see Cao Wei. Northern Wei 北魏 ↓ 386–535 …   Wikipedia

  • Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei — ((北)魏孝文帝) (467–499), personal name né Tuoba Hong (拓拔宏), later Yuan Hong (元宏), was an emperor of the Chinese/Xianbei dynasty Northern Wei.Emperor Xiaowen implemented a drastic policy of sinicization, intending to centralize the government and make …   Wikipedia

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

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