|1.||[ adjective ] (Chinese) of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures|
|2.||[ noun ] (linguistics,Chinese) any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China (regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system)|
|Related terms:||Sinitic Min Yue Mandarin Hakka Wu China|
|3.||[ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language|
"the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"
|4.||[ noun ] (Chinese) a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China|
|Related terms:||Asian mandarin chink boxer China Taiwan|