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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.

Synonyms

  • Wu
  • Fukkianese
  • Hakka
  • Sinitic language
  • Cantonese dialect
  • Mandarin
  • Min dialect
  • Hokkianese
  • Wu dialect
  • Taiwanese
  • Min
  • Mandarin dialect
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Beijing dialect
  • Yue
  • Yue dialect
  • Shanghai dialect
  • Amoy
  • Cantonese
  • Sinitic
  • Fukien

Etymology

  • -ese (English)
  • -eis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • China (English)
  • چینی (Persian)

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Rhymes with Chinese

  • )un-parentheses
  • senegalese
  • franchisees'
  • franchisees
  • abdulaziz
  • resignees
  • powerpcs'
  • powerpcs
  • licensees
  • lapd's
  • interviewees
  • inductees
  • guaranty's
  • guaranties
  • guarantees
  • guarantee's
  • expertise
  • enlistees
  • disagrees
  • designees
  • deportees
  • congolese
  • cantonese
  • aujourd'hui's
  • amputees
  • absentees
  • abductees
  • underseas
  • trustees'
  • trustees

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Pronounce chinese as ʧaɪˈniz.

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2. Chinese-red

adjective. of a vivid red to reddish-orange color.

Synonyms

  • chromatic
  • cinnabar
  • vermillion

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

3. Chinese

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

Synonyms

  • Taiwanese

Etymology

  • -ese (English)
  • -eis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • China (English)
  • چینی (Persian)

4. Chinese

noun. a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China.

Synonyms

  • Asian
  • China
  • Cathay
  • Taiwan
  • mandarin
  • PRC
  • Nationalist China
  • Republic of China
  • Communist China
  • Boxer
  • Asiatic
  • mainland China
  • People's Republic of China
  • Hakka
  • Chinaman
  • Red China

Etymology

  • -ese (English)
  • -eis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • China (English)
  • چینی (Persian)
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