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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Chi·nese /ʧaɪˈniz, ˈnis/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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 Coccidæ especially Coccus Sinensis.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures;
             "Chinese food"
      2: of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic
         on Taiwan or its residents or their language; "the
         Taiwanese capital is Taipeh" [syn: Taiwanese, Formosan]
      n 1: 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: a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist