Japanese

noun Jap·a·nese \ ˌja-pə-ˈnēz , -ˈnēs \

Definition of Japanese

plural 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 in a Sentence

  1. the customs of the Japanese

  2. He is learning to speak Japanese.

First Known Use of japanese

1613

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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JAPANESE Defined for English Language Learners

Japanese

Definition of Japanese for English Language Learners

  • the Japanese : the people of Japan : Japanese people

  • : the language of the Japanese


JAPANESE Defined for Kids

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Japanese

adjective Jap·a·nese \ ˌja-pə-ˈnēz \

Definition of Japanese for Students

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

2

Japanese

noun

Definition of Japanese for Students

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


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