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. Chinesenoun

    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. Chineseadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China

  3. Chineseadjective

    of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures

    "Chinese food"

  4. Taiwanese, Chinese, Formosanadjective

    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. Chinesenoun

    The people of China.

    The Chinese have an incredible history.

  2. Chinesenoun

    All people of Chinese descent or self-identity

    The Chinese are present in all parts of the world.

  3. Chinesenoun

    A person born in China.

    The place was empty till two Chinese walked in.

  4. Chinesenoun

    A Chinese meal.

    We're going out tonight for a Chinese.

  5. Chinesenoun

    Chinese food.

    Do you care for Chinese tonight?

  6. Chineseadjective

    Of China, its languages or people

  7. Chineseadjective

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

  8. Chinesenoun

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

  9. Chinesenoun

    The logographic writing system shared by this language family.

    Hong Kong uses traditional Chinese.

  10. Chinesenoun

    Mandarin, the main language spoken in China.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chineseadjective

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Chinese in sign language?

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. Kishore Singh:

    This kind of bludgeoning must stop. China has a strong army but Indians will unite against them if they continue such attacks, the Chinese are using their brute force amid a pandemic, the world must stand with India to punish them.

  2. Scott Brown:

    While investors are concerned about the slowdown in the Chinese economy, the question now is whether the authorities have the ability to prop up the market.

  3. Chinese Indonesians:

    But we've seen cases of assimilation, while the Chinese embrace of Islam has also has a long history, they're heterogeneous, their motivations vary.

  4. Alexious Lee:

    China is expected to climb the autonomous technology ladder very quickly, mainly because Chinese companies can access the local navigation satellite system, which gives them an advantage over their international peers.

  5. Donald Trump:

    These comments wind up hurting your leverage as a negotiator. Or mislead the Chinese into thinking you can take a lesser deal. i want Apple to make their iPhones and all of the great things that they make in the United States.

Images & Illustrations of Chinese

  1. ChineseChineseChineseChineseChinese

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Chinese#1#1470#10000

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