What does Chinese mean?

Definitions for Chinese
tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnisChi·nese

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Chinese.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chinese(noun)

    any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system

  2. Chinese(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China

  3. Chinese(adj)

    of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures

    "Chinese food"

  4. Taiwanese, Chinese, Formosan(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language

    "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"

Wiktionary

  1. Chinese(Noun)

    The people of China.

    The Chinese have an incredible history.

  2. Chinese(Noun)

    All people of Chinese descent or self-identity

    The Chinese are present in all parts of the world.

  3. Chinese(Noun)

    A person born in China.

    The place was empty till two Chinese walked in.

  4. Chinese(Noun)

    A Chinese meal.

    We're going out tonight for a Chinese.

  5. Chinese(Noun)

    Chinese food.

    Do you care for Chinese tonight?

  6. Chinese(Adjective)

    Of China, its languages or people

  7. Chinese(Adjective)

    Unexpected, as used in the phrases Chinese whispers, Chinese burn, Chinese auction.

  8. Chinese(ProperNoun)

    The class of Sino-Tibetan dialects including Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese, Min Nan and others. Abbreviation: Chin or Chin.

  9. Chinese(ProperNoun)

    The logographic writing system shared by this language family.

    Hong Kong uses traditional Chinese.

  10. Chinese(ProperNoun)

    Mandarin, the main language spoken in China.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chinese(adj)

    of or pertaining to China; peculiar to China

  2. Chinese

    a native or natives of China, or one of that yellow race with oblique eyelids who live principally in China

  3. Chinese

    the language of China, which is monosyllabic

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chinese' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2566

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chinese' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3551

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chinese' in Adjectives Frequency: #341

How to pronounce Chinese?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Chinese in sign language?

  1. chinese

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chinese in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chinese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Chinese in a Sentence

  1. Geng Shuang:

    We strongly urge Mark Warner to stop Mark Warner unreasonable crackdown on Chinese companies, including Huawei.

  2. Chrystia Freeland:

    Were not the first country to find itself in this situation with China and the Chinese practice seems to be to avoid in the early stages of these kinds of standoffs, to avoid higher level meanings, i have sought repeatedly a meeting with the Wang Yi, the foreign minister, my counterpart. Thus far that meeting hasnt happened. But if Chinese officials are listening to us today, let me repeat that I would be very, very keen to meet with Minister Wang Yi or to speak with him over the phone at the earliest opportunity.

  3. Jeremie Waterman:

    We hope the State Council's April decision ... will allow qualified foreign electronic payments firms to set up bank clearing operations in the near future - even as we are receiving reports that Chinese regulators may award new licences only to those foreign companies that partner with domestic companies.

  4. Neil Shah:

    Most Chinese smartphone buyers are not ready to shell out beyond $1,000 for a phone, this left a gap in the below-$800 segment, which Chinese vendors grabbed with both hands.

  5. Andrew Vaughan Winterbottom:

    The due diligence industry has seen a boom in business in recent years as new and unknown bidders emerge out of China, our clients are interested in identifying a bidder's source of funds, understanding whether they have links to the government, or are affiliated with larger state-run firms that have been investigated by Chinese anti-corruption authorities.

Images & Illustrations of Chinese

  1. ChineseChineseChineseChineseChinese

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Chinese#1#1470#10000

Translations for Chinese

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