chinese \chi"nese"\ (?), a. of or pertaining to china; peculiar to china. chinese paper. see india paper, under india. chinese wax, a snowy-white, waxlike substance brought from china. it is the bleached secretion of certain insects of the family coccid? especially coccus sinensis. chinese \chi*nese"\, n. sing. & pl. 1. a native or natives of china, or one of that yellow race with oblique eyelids who live principally in china. 2. sing. the language of china, which is monosyllabic. note: chineses was used as a plural by the contemporaries of shakespeare and milton.
purple chinese houses chinese wistaria chinese windlass chinese chippendale chinese wax chinese-red chinese yam chinese wood oil indo-chinese chinese date chinese jujube chinese anise chinese indigo chinese holly indo-do-chinese languages chinese black mushroom chinese cork oak chinese lacquer tree chinese paper chinese mustard chinese pepper chinese elm chinese mushroom chinese silk plant chinese exclusion act chinese lantern plant chinese rhubarb chinese privet chinese gooseberry
Cantonese is a major dialect group or language of the Chinese language a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. Mandarin (standard Chinese) is the official language of China. The language is: Mandarin
Noun 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 (hypernym) Sinitic, Sinitic language (hyponym) Mandarin, Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin dialect, Beijing dialect (classification) China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC 2. a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China (hypernym) Asian, Asiatic (hyponym) chink, Chinaman (member-holonym) China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC Adjective 1. of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures; "Chinese food" (pertainym) Taiwan, China, Nationalist China, Republic of China 2. of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language; "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh" (synonym) Taiwanese, Formosan
(n. sing. & pl.)
The language of China, which is monosyllabic. (n. sing. & pl.)
A native or natives of China, or one of that yellow race with oblique eyelids who live principally in China. (a.)
Of or pertaining to China; peculiar to China.