Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Sino"

Synonyms of "Sino" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between sino coreano and coreano ?
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Q: What is the difference between sino and Chinese ?
A: "Sino" is a prefix that refers to China or Chinese people while "Chinese" is used as a noun and NOT a prefix to refer to any language spoken originating in China. "Chinese" can also be used as an adjective describing things relating to China such as "Chinese food" or "Chinese decorations." "Chinese" is the more common everyday term while the prefix "Sino" is used more officially by governments and institutions. I have never even heard of "Sino" until you asked this question and I researched it. :D

Translations of "Sino"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? sino
A: No existe realmente una palabra igual pero "But" se puede usar en la mayoría de los contextos

No es un gato sino un perro.
It's not a cat, it's a dog.
It's not a cat but a dog.
It's not a cat but rather a dog.


No come nada sino arroz.
He eats nothing but rice
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sino
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sino también...
A: but also...
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sino
A: @vane11: if not
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sino
A: Sino is "but" in English

Other questions about "Sino"

Q: sino ka?
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Q: I haven't heard about sino and pure number. Can you tell me the example sentences including them? does this sound natural?
A: You need an "s" at the end of number. But otherwise that sounds normal.

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