Definitions

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  • n. A Japanese emigrant or a descendant thereof who is not a citizen of Japan.
  • n. the value of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Etymologies

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Japanese 日系 (にっけい, Nikkei), people or a person of Japanese heritage. Commonly used in Japan to refer to people of Japanese ancestry that are living abroad as citizens of other countries.

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  • members of the Japanese diaspora, the largest center of which is Brazil

    August 5, 2009