Japanese

Japanese

[jap-uh-neez, -nees]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Japan, its people, or their language.
noun, plural Japanese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Japan.
3.
a person of Japanese ancestry.
4.
the language of Japan. Abbreviation: Japn., Japn

Origin:
1580–90; Japan + -ese

anti-Japanese, adjective, noun, plural anti-Japanese.
non-Japanese, adjective, noun, plural non-Japanese.
pro-Japanese, adjective, noun, plural pro-Japanese.
pseudo-Japanese, adjective, noun, plural pseudo-Japanese.
quasi-Japanese, adjective
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Japanese (ˌdʒæpəˈniːz)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of Japan, its people, or their language
 
n , -nese
2.  a native or inhabitant of Japan or a descendant of one
3.  the official language of Japan: the native language of approximately 100 million people: considered by some scholars to be part of the Altaic family of languages

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