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Synonyms for Chinesetʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

  2. Chinese(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China

  3. Chinese(adj)

    of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures

    "Chinese food"

  4. Taiwanese, Chinese, Formosan(adj)

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

    "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"


  1. Chinese(noun)

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

    Sinic, Sino-, Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin

  2. Chinese(propernoun)

    Mandarin, the main language spoken in China.

    Chinee, Chinaman, chink, Chinese language


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