Definition of "chinese" []

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of China, its people, or their languages (adjective)
  • A native or inhabitant of China or a descendant of one (noun)
  • Any of the languages of China belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family, sometimes regarded as dialects of one language. They share a single writing system that is not phonetic but ideographic. A phonetic system using the Roman alphabet was officially adopted by the Chinese government in 1966 (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "chinese" in a sentence
  • "While the front view of the chair appears like a bamboo tunnel at the base, the side vieW is similar to the chinese character which denotes ‘a noble man’ – in chinese literature and philosophy, bamboo has been a symbol of a noble man."
  • "I think that all Holdren was saying is that (granted my own interpretation) at this pace the only way to send astronauts anywhere will be in chinese spacecraft."
  • "March 02, 2008 4: 51 AM sowmya said ... my mouth is watering looking at the picture itself .. have used spring onions in chinese fried rice and noodles and salads. .yours is such a good idea. .will surely do this way next time"
  • "I love them in chinese dishes or thinly sliced and deep-fried to make lotus chips."
  • "I read it (in chinese) last year before going into army, because it is one of materials in military tests."
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