Definition of Chinese. Meaning of Chinese. Synonyms of Chinese

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Definition of Chinese

Chinese
Chinese Chi"nese", a. Of or pertaining to China; peculiar to China. Chinese paper. See India paper, under India. Chinese wax, a snowy-white, waxlike substance brought from China. It is the bleached secretion of certain insects of the family Coccid[ae] especially Coccus Sinensis.
Chinese
Chinese Chi*nese", n. sing. & pl. 1. A native or natives of China, or one of that yellow race with oblique eyelids who live principally in China. 2. sing. The language of China, which is monosyllabic. Note: Chineses was used as a plural by the contemporaries of Shakespeare and Milton.

Meaning of Chinese from wikipedia

- Look up Chinese in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Chinese can refer to: Something related to China Chinese people, people of Chinese nationality, citizenship...
- dynasties. Chinese writing, Chinese classic literature, and the Hundred Schools of Thought emerged during this period and influenced China and its neighbors...
- Chinese (simplified Chinese: 汉语; traditional Chinese: 漢語; pinyin: Hànyǔ or also 中文; Zhōngwén, especially for the written language) is a group of languages...
- the Han Chinese culture and po****tion. Between eras of multiple kingdoms and warlordism, Chinese dynasties have ruled parts or all of China; in some...
- Chinese characters (traditional Chinese: 漢字; simplified Chinese: 汉字; pinyin: hànzì; Wade–Giles: han4 tzŭ4; Jyutping: hon3 zi6; lit. 'Han characters')...
- (listen); simplified Chinese: 官话; traditional Chinese: 官話; pinyin: Guānhuà; lit. 'officials' speech') is a group of Sinitic ("Chinese") languages and dialects...
- vernacular Chinese had replaced classical Chinese and emerged as the mainstream written Chinese in the Republic of China. But classical Chinese continued...
- Standard Chinese (simplified Chinese: 现代标准汉语; traditional Chinese: 現代標準漢語; pinyin: Xiàndài biāozhǔn hànyǔ; lit. 'modern standard Han speech')—in linguistics...
- Contemporary Chinese. A Comparative Analysis. London / New York: Continuum, 2011; ISBN 978-1-8470-6275-8. China portal Chinese titles Chinese pronouns Chinese kinship...
- The Chinese people or simply Chinese, are people or ethnic groups identified with China, usually through ethnicity, nationality, citizenship, or other...