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Adjective

Japanese (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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Japanese

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  1. of or relating to Japan.
    A Japanese saw is one that cuts on the pull stroke rather than on the push stroke.
    In the United States, Japanese animation has had a tremendous surge in popularity over the last few years.

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Noun

Singular
Japanese

Plural
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  1. A person living in or coming from Japan, or of Japanese ancestry.
    A Japanese will typically have black hair, brown eyes, and pale skin.
    • 2007 October 16, Madeleine Brand, "Japan Struggles to Meet Its CO2 Emissions Limits", Day to Day, National Public Radio,
      Motoyuki Shibata isn't a typical Japanese.

Usage notes

  • (person in or from Japan): The singular “a Japanese” is less common than locutions using the adjective, such as “a Japanese person”.

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Proper noun

Singular
Japanese

Plural
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Japanese

  1. The main language spoken in Japan.
    I’ve been studying Japanese for three years, and I still can’t order pizza in Tokyo!

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