HyperDic: chinese

English > 4 senses of the word Chinese:
ADJECTIVEpertChineseof or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures
pertChinese, Taiwanese, Formosanof or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language
NOUNcommunicationChineseany of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China
person Chinesea native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
Chinese > pronunciation
Soundschayniy'z
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > Chinese: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures.
Spanishchino
Catalanxinès
NounsChinaa government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
English > Chinese: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language.
SynonymsTaiwanese, Formosan
Spanishtaiwanés
Catalantaiwanès
English > Chinese: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAny 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.
RegionChina, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, CathayA communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia
NarrowerHakka, Hakka dialectA dialect of Chinese spoken in southeastern China by the Hakka
Mandarin, Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin dialect, Beijing dialectThe dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China / China
Min, Min dialect, Fukien, Fukkianese, Hokkianese, Amoy, TaiwaneseAny of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
Wu, Wu dialect, Shanghai dialectA dialect of Chinese spoken in the Yangtze delta
Yue, Yue dialect, Cantonese, Cantonese dialectThe dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China / China
BroaderSinitic, Sinitic languageA group of Sino-Tibetan languages
Spanishchino
Catalanxinès
English > Chinese: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China.
Member ofChina, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, CathayA communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia
Taiwan, China, Nationalist China, Republic of ChinaA government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
NarrowerBoxerA member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign / foreign interests in China / China
HakkaA member of a people of southeastern China / China (especially Hong Kong, Canton, and Taiwan) who migrated from the north in the 12th century
chink, Chinaman(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
mandarinA high public official of imperial China
BroaderAsian, AsiaticA native or inhabitant of Asia
Spanishchino
Catalanxinès
AdjectivesSiniticof or relating to the Chinese people or their language or culture

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