Adjective "japanese" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to Japan or its language, culture, or people.
  1. 'The intoxicating obscurity of ancient Japanese culture is shown to be irrational and confusing.'
  2. 'Shinto has been an established part of Japanese culture for at least 2000 years.'


A native or inhabitant of Japan, or a person of Japanese descent.
  1. 'We mean no disrespect to those asking the Germans or Japanese for compensation.'
  2. 'Often the Japanese have been happy just to sell us the latest gizmo.'
  3. 'Unlike the Belgians, Americans and Japanese, the British have no heritage of adult comic books.'
  4. 'With the yen depreciating against the dollar, the Japanese have been looking for something more secure.'
  5. 'Apart from the American Indians, the Japanese make some use of lily bulbs in traditional dishes.'
The language of Japan, spoken by almost all of its population.
  1. 'The speeches will be in English, but questions will be invited in Japanese or English.'
  2. 'The firm already has machine translation from English to Japanese, and Japanese to English.'


1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Japan, its people, or their language. noun, plural Japanese.

2. a native or inhabitant of Japan.

3. a person of Japanese ancestry.

4. the language of Japan. Abbreviation:Japn., Japn.

More examples(as adjective)

"rebels can be japanese during sieges."

"patients can be japanese in origins."

"controls can be japanese in origins."

"officials can be japanese."

"companies can be japanese."

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