Jap•a•nesePronunciation: ( jap"u-nēz', -nēs'), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -nese.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Japan, its people, or their language.
a native or inhabitant of Japan.
a person of Japanese ancestry.
the language of Japan. Abbr.:
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