Any language spoken in China, especially Literary Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Wu, or Min Nan. (proper-noun)
The class of Sino-Tibetan dialects including Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese, Min Nan and others. (proper-noun)
The logographic writing system shared by this language family. (proper-noun)
Mandarin: the official language of the People's Republic of China (proper-noun)
The people of China. (noun)
All people of Chinese descent or self-identity (noun)
A person from China or of Chinese descent. (noun)
Chinese food or meal. (noun)
Of China, its languages or people (adjective)
Unexpected, as used in the phrases Chinese whispers, Chinese burn, Chinese auction. (adjective)
Examples of word Chinese
CHINESE ACROBATS Dazzling acrobatic stunts and feats of balance, flexibility, coordination and strength are blended with information about Chinese culture, customs and history. 10: 30 a.m. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd.,
Most Chinese food in America remains a commercial and cultural hybrid — but despite the siege by General Tso, the task of finding outstanding Chinese food in the U.S. is becoming easier and easier.
Other problems have recently emerged now that we live in more progressive times–many chinese Canadians are seeking restitution over the discriminatory “head tax” that Chinese immigrants had to pay in the early 1900s.
HU JINTAO, CHINESE PRESIDENT (through translator): Taiwan is an alienable part of Chinese territory.
YANG LIWEI, CHINESE ASTRONAUT (translated): This mission has achieved the millennium dream of the Chinese people to fly in space, and I am very proud of this accomplishment.