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  Definition of Chinese
  1. any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
  2. a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
  3. of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures; "Chinese food"
  4. of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language; "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"
Similar Words: Taiwanese, Formosan

 

Hyponyms: Mandarin, Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin dialect, Beijing dialect, Wu, Wu dialect, Shanghai dialect, Yue, Yue dialect, Cantonese, Cantonese dialect, Min, Min dialect, Fukien, Fukkianese, Hokkianese, Amoy, Taiwanese, Hakka, Hakka dialect, chink, Chinaman, Boxer, mandarin

 

Pertainyms: Taiwan, China, Nationalist China, Republic of China

 

Member Meronyms: China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, Taiwan, Nationalist China, Republic of China

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: Sjinees   Albanian: Kineze  
Armenian: չինարեն   Basque: txinera  
Belarusian: Кітайская   Bosnian: kineski  
Breton: sinaat and sinaeg   Bulgarian: китайски  
Catalan: xinès   Chinese: 中国人 and 中國人  
Croatian: Kineski   Danish: kineser and kinesere and kinesisk  
Dutch: Chinees and Chinezen and Mandarijns   Esperanto: Ĉinia  
Estonian: hiina and hiina toit and hiinlane and hiinlased and mandariini   Finnish: kiina and kiinalainen  
French: chinois and les Chinois   Frisian: Sineesk  
Georgian: ჩინური   German: Chinese and Chinesisch and die Chinesen  
Greek: σινικός and Κινέζος and κινέζικα   Hebrew: סיני and סינית  
Hindi: चीनी   Hungarian: kínai  
Icelandic: Kínverska and kínverskur   Indonesian: bahasa  
Irish: Sínis   Italian: cibo cinese and cinese and i cinesi  
Japanese: 北京官話 and 中華料理 and 中国 and 中国語 and 中国人   Korean: 중국 and 중국보통어 and 중국식 and 중국어 and 중국인  
Kurdish: Çînî   Latin: Sinesis and Sinica  
Latvian: Ķīniešu   Lithuanian: kinas and kiniškas and Kinų and kinų maistas  
Macedonian: Кинески   Malay: bahasa Cina  
Maltese: Ċiniż   Norwegian: kinamat and kineser and kinesere and kinesisk and mandarin  
Polish: chiński   Portuguese: chinês and comida chinesa and mandarim and os chineses  
Romanian: chinezesc and chinezi and chineză   Russian: китаец and китайский and китайский язык and китайцы and мандаринский диалект  
Slovak: Čínsky   Slovene: Kitajci and Kitajec and kitajski and kitajščina  
Spanish: chino and comida china and los chinos and mandarín   Swahili: Kichina  
Swedish: kinamat and kines and kineser and kinesisk and kinesiska and mandarin   Tagalog: Intsík  
Tamil: சீனம்   Turkish: Çin yemeği and Çince and Çinli  
Ukrainian: китайський   Vietnamese: người and Quan thoại and tiếng Trung Quốc and Trung Quốc and đồ  
Welsh: Tsieineeg   Yiddish: כינעזיש  
 
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