1. [ adjective ] (Japanese) of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language
Synonyms: Nipponese

"the Japanese Emperoro" "Japanese cars"

Related terms: Japan
2. [ noun ] a native or inhabitant of Japan
Synonyms: Nipponese
Related terms: Asian Jap shogun geisha Ryukyuan Japan ninja samurai samurai
3. [ noun ] (linguistics) the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese people
Related terms: Altaic Ryukyuan mikado Japan
Similar spelling:   Javanese