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Japanese

noun Jap·a·nese \ˌja-pə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\

the Japanese : the people of Japan : Japanese people

: the language of the Japanese

plural Japanese

Full Definition of JAPANESE

1
a :  a native or inhabitant of Japan
b :  a person of Japanese descent
2
:  the language of the Japanese
Japanese adjective

Examples of JAPANESE

  1. the customs of the Japanese
  2. He is learning to speak Japanese.

First Known Use of JAPANESE

1613
JAPANESE Defined for Kids

1Japanese

adjective Jap·a·nese \ˌja-pə-ˈnēz\

Definition of JAPANESE for Kids

:  of or relating to Japan, its people, or the Japanese language

2Japanese

noun
plural Japanese

Definition of JAPANESE for Kids

1
:  a person born or living in Japan
2
:  the language of the Japanese
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