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  • Chinese — Chi nese , a. Of or pertaining to China; peculiar to China. [1913 Webster] {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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. sing. The language of China, which is monosyllabic. [1913 Webster] Note: Chineses was used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chinese — refers to anything pertaining to the Chinese people. Chinese people, people of Chinese nationality, or one of several Chinese ethnicities Zhonghua minzu(中華民族), the supra ethnic Chinese nationality Han Chinese, the dominant ethnic group in… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese yo-yo — A Chinese yo yo The Chinese yo yo is a toy from China consisting of two equally sized discs connected with a long axle. The Chinese yo yo is kept spinning on a string tied to two sticks at its ends. Each stick is held in one hand. In modern times …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese — ISO 639 3 Code : zho ISO 639 2/B Code : chi ISO 639 2/T Code : zho ISO 639 1 Code : zh Scope : Macrolanguage Language Type : Living Individual languages : Identifier : cdo Name: Min Dong Chinese Individual languages : Identifier : cjy Name: Jinyu …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Chinese — /chuy neez , nees /, n., pl. Chinese, adj. n. 1. the standard language of China, based on the speech of Beijing; Mandarin. 2. a group of languages of the Sino Tibetan family, including standard Chinese and most of the other languages of China.… …   Universalium

  • Chinese — adj. & n. adj. a of or relating to China. b of Chinese descent. n. 1 the Chinese language. 2 (pl. same) a a native or national of China. b a person of Chinese descent. Phrases and idioms: Chinese cabbage = Chinese leaf. Chinese gooseberry = kiwi… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese — Chi|nese1 [ ,tʃaı niz ] noun 1. ) uncount the group of related languages that people speak in China 2. ) uncount Chinese food: She wanted Italian but I said I preferred Chinese. a ) count BRITISH INFORMAL a Chinese restaurant or TAKE OUT Chinese… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Chinese — Chi|nese1 [ˌtʃaıˈni:z] n 1.) [U] the language used in China 2.) the Chinese [plural] people from China 3.) [singular] BrE informal a meal of Chinese food, or a restaurant that sells Chinese food ▪ Do you fancy going out for a Chinese? Chinese 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chinese — noun (plural Chinese) Date: 1606 1. a. a native or inhabitant of China b. a person of Chinese descent 2. a group of related languages used by the people of China that are often mutually unintelligible in their spoken form but share a single… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chinese — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ Mandarin {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Chinese is used with these nouns: ↑cabbage, ↑character, ↑cookery, ↑cooking, ↑dish, ↑food, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary


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