What does Japanese mean?

Definitions for Japanese
ˌdʒæp əˈniz, -ˈnisJa·panese

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Japanese, Nipponese(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Japan

  2. Japanese(adj)

    the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese

  3. Japanese, Nipponese(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language

    "the Japanese Emperor"; "Japanese cars"

Wiktionary

  1. Japanese(Noun)

    A person living in or coming from Japan, or of Japanese ancestry.

    A Japanese will typically have black hair, brown eyes, and pale skin.

  2. Japanese(Noun)

    Japanese food.

    Let's go out to eat. I'm in the mood for Japanese.

  3. Japanese(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or derived from Japan, its language, or culture.

  4. Japanese(ProperNoun)

    The main language spoken in Japan.

    I've been studying Japanese for three years, and I still can't order pizza in Tokyo!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Japanese(adj)

    of or pertaining to Japan, or its inhabitants

  2. Japanese

    a native or inhabitant of Japan; collectively, the people of Japan

  3. Japanese

    the language of the people of Japan

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Japanese' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1971

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Japanese' in Nouns Frequency: #2929

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Japanese' in Adjectives Frequency: #267

How to pronounce Japanese?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Japanese in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Japanese in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Japanese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Japanese in a Sentence

  1. Brad Glosserman:

    No one knows really who this man is. He's labored behind the scenes, he hasn't yet developed and presented an image to the Japanese public that they're going to be able to rally behind and support.

  2. Iara Pasian:

    I see the Japanese and Chinese seeking to invest in infrastructure in general, and in energy more specifically, because of their culture they are not thinking about today, but are looking 30, 50 years ahead... Their returns' perception is different.

  3. Toshiyuki Sakai:

    We are trying to modernize Japanese' washoku,' it has a long history but it is actually a very logical way of cooking food, so we take this philosophy of washoku but use the modern ingredients and techniques. From that we try to create new, modern Japanese food.

  4. Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    The question boils down to one thing - whether Japan will really accept and welcome the renewed development and rise of China, which is its biggest neighbor, china's development has already given Japan very great benefits. But mentally, I don't think the Japanese side is fully prepared for this. I think this is the root cause of many of the issues between China and Japan right now.

  5. Seiichi Miura:

    If the market can confirm that profit growth is intact for Japanese companies at their mid-year earnings results in October, selling by foreigners will likely pause.

Images & Illustrations of Japanese

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

Japanese#1#1580#10000

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