Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Japanese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Japanese
  • proper n. A Japanese (person from Japan)
  • proper n. The Japanese language

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language; Japanese.
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Japan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Japan

Etymologies

From Nippon (romanized version of 日本, the native Japanese name for Japan) + -ese. (Wiktionary)

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