chinese chinese  /tʃaɪ ˈniz/


  1. (n) any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
  2. (n) a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
  3. (adj) of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures
  4. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language



  1. Chinese Doubt Police Explanation of Fatal Bus Fire

    Chinese citizens demand evidence, doubt official explanation of bus fire that killed 47        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. 'Chinese Google' Unveils Visual Search Engine Powered by Fake Brains

    Chinese search giant Baidu has served up its first ever visual search engine, which allows users to finally query the web using only images as input instead of keywords. Google has long offered this sort of thing, but Baidu continues to show that it's determined to keep pace with Larry Page and company.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. Chinese national gets 12 years for software piracy

    A Chinese national who pleaded guilty to taking part in a $100 million international software piracy plot has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old Xiang Li of Chengdu, China, was sentenced ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. Chan said on Saturday: "I'm not sure if it's good to have freedom or not. I'm gradually beginning to feel that we Chinese need to be controlled."
    on Apr 21, 2009 By: Jackie Chan Source: BBC News

  2. Ms Stone, speaking at the Cannes Film Festival last week, said: "I'm not happy about the way the Chinese are treating the Tibetans because I don't think anyone should be unkind to anyone else."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Sharon Stone Source: Times Online

  3. "I appreciate greatly the Chinese government's continuing confidence in United States Treasuries. I think that's a well grounded confidence," Clinton said. "We have every reason to believe that the United States and China will recover and...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters

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