Simple Definition of Chinese
the Chinese : the people of China : Chinese people
: any one of a group of closely related languages that are spoken in China
Full Definition of Chineseplural
1 a : a native or inhabitant of China b : a person of Chinese descent
2 : a group of related languages used by the people of China that are often mutually unintelligible in their spoken form but share a single system of writing and that constitute a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family; especially : mandarin
Examples of chinese in a sentence
the customs of the Chinese
He is learning to speak Chinese.
First Known Use of chinese
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