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.

    Etymology: From Latin āsiānus.

  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.

    Etymology: From Latin āsiānus.

  4. Asiannoun

    A domestic cat of a breed similar to the Burmese.

    Etymology: From Latin āsiānus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asianadjective

    of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic

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

  2. Asiannoun

    an Asiatic

    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. Ethiopian Haile:

    It is a sad decision that will disproportionately affect Ethiopia and Kenya, as well as East Africa as a whole, some Asian countries have also been making strides in middle- and long-distance. At a time when the (governing) body needed to exert its maximum effort to boost athletics worldwide, it has taken a decision that is tragic and unfair.

  2. Barack Obama:

    Lee's views and insights on Asian dynamics and economic management were respected by many around the world, no small number of this and past generations of world leaders have sought his advice on governance and development.

  3. Jonathan Barratt:

    There are two things. There has been a fantastic rise in prices so I think in the Asian time zone there's been a little bit of profit-taking, the second thing is that while we're waiting for more official inventory data, investors are thinking: 'Are prices warranted at these levels?'.

  4. David Schwimmer:

    Maybe there should be an all-black' Friends' or an all-Asian' Friends,' but I was well aware of the lack of diversity and I campaigned for years to have Ross date women of colour. One of the first girlfriends I had on the show was an Asian-American woman, and later I dated African-American women. That was a very conscious push on my part.

  5. Masahiko Loo:

    With most Asian markets closed, fast-money investors are buying risk-off hedges like Treasuries and selling the Nikkei, i think this would continue this week, until China markets resume trading next week and the coronavirus outbreak subsides.

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