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

How to pronounce Asian?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Jason Carey:

    We have Asian collectors, we have new buyers, we have collectors of contemporary art who are looking back to the avant-garde as well like artists such as Leger, there's really competing forces.

  2. Ram Villivalam:

    I didn't see our community in our textbooks, and it was hard to understand who our community was in relation to everyone else, for Asian American students it will be a chance to learn our history, the contributions our community has made.

  3. Justin Fabo:

    China has huge potential to roil markets as the nation navigates a difficult structural transition, asian trade, traditionally a bellwether for global growth, is in recession.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    The vote today on the anti-Asian hate crimes bill is proof that when the Senate is given the opportunity to work, the Senate can work to solve important issues.

  5. Mike Pence:

    It’s a great honor for me to extend greetings on behalf of President Trump and have the opportunity to express our gratitude for the ongoing partnership, for security and prosperity here in Afghanistan, thank you for your strong expressions of support for President Trump’s South Asian Strategy.

Images & Illustrations of Asian

  1. AsianAsianAsianAsianAsian

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Asian#1#1218#10000

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