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Meaning of "Chinese" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINESE

Chinese  [tʃaɪˈniːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINESE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chinese can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CHINESE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chinese

Chinese can refer to: ▪ Something of, from, or related to China ▪ Chinese people, people of Chinese nationality, or one of several Chinese ethnicities ▪ Zhonghua minzu (中華民族), the supra-ethnic Chinese nationality ▪ Han Chinese, the dominant ethnic group in mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysian ▪ Ethnic minorities in China, the non-Han Chinese population in China ▪ Overseas Chinese, people of Chinese ancestry who live outside mainland China and Taiwan ▪ Chinese language, a language or family of languages spoken by the Han Chinese in China ▪ Standard Chinese, the standard form of the Chinese language in China, Taiwan and Singapore, and the variety most commonly taught as a foreign language ▪ other varieties of Chinese ▪ Written Chinese, the writing system of China ▪ Chinese cuisine, styles of cooking originating from china...

Definition of Chinese in the English dictionary

The definition of Chinese in the dictionary is of, relating to, or characteristic of China, its people, or their languages. Other definition of Chinese is -nese. a native or inhabitant of China or a descendant of one.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHINESE


Aragonese
ˌærəɡəˈniːz
Balinese
ˌbɑːlɪˈniːz
Beninese
ˌbɛniːˈniːz
Bolognese
ˌbɒləˈniːz
Cantonese
ˌkæntəˈniːz
Dodecanese
ˌdəʊdɪkəˈniːz
Gabonese
ˌɡæbəˈniːz
Guyanese
ˌɡaɪəˈniːz
Indochinese
ˌɪndəʊtʃaɪˈniːz
Japanese
ˌdʒæpəˈniːz
Javanese
ˌdʒɑːvəˈniːz
Lebanese
ˌlɛbəˈniːz
Milanese
ˌmɪləˈniːz
Nipponese
ˌnɪpəˈniːz
Pekinese
ˌpiːkɪˈniːz
Pyrenees
ˌpɪrəˈniːz
Sammarinese
səˌmærɪˈniːz
Sudanese
ˌsuːdəˈniːz
Taiwanese
ˌtaɪwɑːˈniːz
Viennese
ˌvɪəˈniːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINESE

Chinee
Chinese block
Chinese burn
Chinese cabbage
Chinese chequers
Chinese Chippendale
Chinese copy
Chinese crested
Chinese date
Chinese eddo
Chinese Empire
Chinese gooseberry
Chinese ink
Chinese lantern
Chinese leaf
Chinese leaves
Chinese medicine
Chinese puzzle
Chinese red
Chinese restaurant syndrome

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINESE

Bernese
Bhutanese
chersonese
educationese
Farnese
ferromanganese
French Guianese
Guianese
Mandarin Chinese
manganese
Peloponnese
pro-Chinese
San Marinese
Sienese
Soudanese
spaghetti bolognese
the Peloponnese
Tonkinese
Veronese

Synonyms and antonyms of Chinese in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Chinese» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINESE

Find out the translation of Chinese to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Chinese from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Chinese» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Chinese
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chino
570 millions of speakers

English

Chinese
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चीनी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صِينيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

китайский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chinês
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chinois
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cina
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

chinesisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中国の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중국의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cina
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc nước/người/tiếng Trung Quốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चीनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çince
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cinese
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chiński
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

китайський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chinezesc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κινεζικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Chinese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kinesisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kinesisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Chinese

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINESE»

The term «Chinese» is very widely used and occupies the 1.811 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Chinese
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Chinese».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINESE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Chinese» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Chinese» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Chinese

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CHINESE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Chinese.
1
Charles Bass
Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that Chinese spies penetrated four U.S. weapons research labs and stole important information on seven nuclear warhead designs.
2
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody.
3
Tia Carrere
I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent, and was raised on Hawaii.
4
Jung Chang
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned.
5
Michael Chang
For me, I think the Lord wanted me to win to put a smile on Chinese people's faces.
6
James Chanos
The Chinese banking system is built on quicksand and that's the one thing a lot of people don't realize. Everybody seems to think it is a free and clear open checkbook. It's not. The banking system in China is extremely fragile.
7
Eric Allin Cornell
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language.
8
Weili Dai
I grew up in a Chinese family where the parents' No. 1 priority is the kids' education.
9
Elle Fanning
I'm a big fish eater. Salmon - I love salmon. My sister loves Chinese food and sushi and all that. I'm not as big of a fan, but she likes it so we eat it a lot. So I'm beginning to like it more. I don't like the raw sushi. I liked the cooked crab and lobster and everything.
10
Bob Filner
Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINESE»

Discover the use of Chinese in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Chinese and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chinese
Chinese includes information on the genetic and typological connections of the language, the writing system, the classical and early vernacular tongues, the modern language and non-standard dialects, and the history of linguistic reform in ...
Jerry Norman, 1988
2
Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar
This complete reference guide to Chinese grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Chinese.
Po-Ching Yip, 2004
3
Beginner's Chinese
This popular introduction to Mandarin Chinese is now accompanied by 2 audio CDs covering each of the ten lessons with a special section devoted to the Pinyin dialect.
Yong Ho, 2005
4
Chinese: A Linguistic Introduction
This 2006 book is a comprehensive guide to the linguistic structure of Chinese, providing an accessible introduction to each of the key areas.
Chaofen Sun, 2006
5
A Handbook of Old Chinese Phonology
Baxter proposes a new phonological reconstruction system for Old Chinese, the Chinese language of the early and mid Zhou dynasty--that is, approximately the 11th to the seventh centuries B.C.--which he takes to be the ancestor of all ...
William Hubbard Baxter, 1992
6
Chinese Furniture: A Guide to Collecting Antiques
A comprehensive guide to the sometimes confusing world of antique Chinese furniture
Karen Mazurkewich, 2006
7
Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese ...
Highlights: Descriptions of Chinese dietetics in practice and discussions of dietary factors, such as seasonal adaptations and differing requirements for children and seniors Practical tips on how to adapt Chinese nutrition therapy to ...
Joerg Kastner, 2011
8
Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China
A journalist for The Washington Post offers an eyewitness account of the changes in China over the past forty years as he recalls his stint as a twenty-year-old exchange student from Stanford at China's Nanjing University and the lives of ...
John Pomfret, 2006
9
A History of Modern Chinese Fiction
Professor David T. Roy hailed the book in the Christian Science Monitor when it was first published, and his comments are as relevant today as they were then: "The publication of C. T. Hsia's book is an event of the first importance.
Chih-tsing Hsia, 1999
10
Korean Reader for Chinese Characters
This reader should help students of Korean master basic Chinese characters that are frequently encountered in everyday situations.
Choon-Hak Cho, Yeon-Ja Sohn, Heisoon Yang, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINESE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Chinese is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Angry Chinese premier takes charge of market fightback
Mr Li's return was the catalyst for a series of emergency measures announced by Chinese brokers, fund managers and listed companies in an ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Chinese immigrants now largest group of new arrivals to the US …
Once singled out for exclusion by law from the United States, Chinese immigrants now make up the largest single group of arrivals a year into ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
Is The Chinese Stock Market Going The Japanese Way?
After rising by leaps and bounds in the last year, the Chinese stock market has been in a sharp correction recently, with iShares Trust – iShares ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
4
Chinese state-run hydropower companies fall short on green promises
Some experts believe such business practices - if not improved - could harm Chinese companies' hopes of securing contracts for infrastructure ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
5
Chinese editorial tells 'grumpy companies' to 'stop playing victims …
A paramilitary police officer stands in front of Tiananmen Gate ahead of the opening of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
6
Chinese filmmaker denies ripping off Cars
The film's poster bears a lot of similarity to Disney's Chinese poster for Cars, but the director and the production company deny any wrongdoing. «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
7
The Philippine Navy has been finding strange Chinese buoys in …
The Philippine navy recently found a large steel marker bearing Chinese inscriptions and hundreds of yellow buoys in waters near the Reed ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
8
Chinese Stocks Take A Plunge Despite Government Efforts
China's stock market continues to fall despite massive government intervention. The Shanghai Index is down 30 percent since mid-June. «NPR, Jul 15»
9
Chinese targeted in US$68m Ponzi scam
US authorities have shut down what they described as a US$68 million Ponzi scam that allegedly targeted Chinese Americans and wealthy ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
10
LISTEN: Local woman calls 911 to report bad Chinese food
July 7, 2015: A 44-year-old Alliance woman called 911 Monday to report Chinese food that was "not up to par for her liking," according to police ... «WKYC-TV, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chinese [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chinese>. Nov 2019 ».
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