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Meaning of JAPANESE

Pronunciation:  `japu'neez

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese people
  2. [n]  a native or inhabitant of Japan
  3. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language; "the Japanese Emperoro"; "Japanese cars"

JAPANESE is a 8 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: Nipponese, Nipponese
 See Also: Altaic, Altaic language, Asian, Asiatic, geisha, geisha girl, Jap, Japan, Nihon, Nip, Nippon, Ryukyuan, Ryukyuan, shogun



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jap`a*nese"\, a.
    Of or pertaining to Japan, or its inhabitants.
  2. \Jap`a*nese"\, n. sing. & pl.
    1. A native or inhabitant of Japan; collectively, the people
       of Japan.
    2. sing. The language of the people of Japan.