What does Asian mean?

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Asian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Asian, Asiaticadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Asia

  2. Asian, Asiaticadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture

    "Asian countries"

Wiktionary

  1. Asianadjective

    Of, relating to or from Asia.

  2. Asiannoun

    A person from Asia.

  3. Asiannoun

    A person with Asian ancestry. A person from or with ancestry in East or Southeast Asia. A person from or with ancestry in the Indian subcontinent.

    Were there Taliban beheading people? I didn't tell my parents, but I flinched if an Asian-looking man came close.

  4. Asiannoun

    A domestic cat of a breed similar to the Burmese.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asianadjective

    of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic

  2. Asiannoun

    an Asiatic

  3. Etymology: [L. Asianus, Gr. , fr. , L. Asia.]

Freebase

  1. Asian

    Asian people or Asiatic people is a term that has multiple meanings, it is usually used as reference to people who descend from a portion of Asia's population. There are varieties of definition and geographical data presented by organizations and individuals for classifying the Asian people.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Asian

    āzh′yan, or āsh′i-an, Asiatic, ā-zhi-at′ik, or āsh-i-at′ik, adj. belonging to Asia: florid in literature or art.—n. Asiat′icism, imitation of Asiatic or Eastern manners.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Asian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4624

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Asian' in Adjectives Frequency: #625

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Asian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Asian in a Sentence

  1. White House:

    Mr. Sullivan underscored the importance of maintaining open lines of communication to manage competition between Southeast Asian leaders two countries.

  2. Tim Huxley:

    As their capabilities in the maritime space expand, it means the range and lethality of (Southeast Asian) strike forces will also increase, if there is a confrontation and it escalates, there is a potential for a more lethal conflict.

  3. Shuichi Kato:

    Our region flourished as an international sight-seeing region because of our Asian friends.

  4. Suresh Tantia:

    Asian equities have been under acute pressure this year due to growth deceleration in China, regulatory overhang on technology stocks and the credit issue with Evergrande, on top of this, as growth momentum has been weak, earnings revisions are normalising.

  5. Ian Kerner:

    It was also refreshing to see in this study that many of the ethnic and cultural stereotypes around penis size -- for example, that Black men have larger penises and Asian men have smaller ones -- were not supported, it's those sorts of messages that get internalized and affect sexual self-esteem.

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