What does Asian mean?

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Asian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Asian, Asiatic(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Asia

  2. Asian, Asiatic(adj)

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

    "Asian countries"

Wiktionary

  1. Asian(Noun)

    A person from Asia.

  2. Asian(Noun)

    , (British Africa), A person who originates from the Indian subcontinent, sometimes including East and Southeast Asia.

  3. Asian(Noun)

    , A person who originates from the Indian subcontinent, East and Southeast Asia, sometimes excluding the Indian Subcontinent.

  4. Asian(Noun)

    , A person who originates from East or Southeast Asia, very rarely used in reference to people from the Indian Subcontinent.

  5. Asian(Noun)

    A domestic cat of a breed similar to the Burmese.

  6. Asian(Adjective)

    Of, relating to or from Asia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic

  2. Asian(noun)

    an Asiatic

  3. Origin: [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

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. Owain Johnson:

    Asian oil markets are in a tremendous period of flux.

  2. Kenneth Feld:

    I want everybody's grandkids to be able to see Asian elephants.

  3. Hassan Rouhani:

    Under current conditions, Asian countries( are of) utmost importance to us.

  4. Raul Martin:

    We hope to announce a deal with a U.S. investor with Asian roots fairly soon.

  5. Temir Sariyev:

    Kerry will attempt to isolate Moscow, not all Central Asian nations back Russia.

Images & Illustrations of Asian

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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