Chinese Definition

chī-nēz, -nēs
adjective
Of China or its people, languages, or culture.
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noun
A person born or living in China or a descendant of the people of China.
Webster's New World
The standard language of China, based on Beijing speech; Mandarin.
Webster's New World
Chinese food.
Webster's New World
The group consisting of these languages.
Webster's New World
Any of the Sinitic varieties of speech spoken by the Chinese people.
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pronoun

Mandarin: the official language of the People's Republic of China.

Wiktionary

Any of several Sinitic languages spoken in China, especially Literary Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Wu, or Min Nan.

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Origin of Chinese

  • From China +‎ -ese.

    From Wiktionary

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