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Chinglish Line breaks: Ching|lish
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪŋɡlɪʃ/

Definition of Chinglish in English:


[mass noun] informal
A blend of Chinese and English, in particular a variety of English used by speakers of Chinese, incorporating some Chinese vocabulary or constructions: he speaks Mandarin Chinese but often uses a form of Chinglish
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  • Chinglish is often quaint and attractive, expressing the hospitality and unique perspective of the Chinese world-view.
  • Chinglish reflects the strong influence of Western culture on the Chinese culture.
  • Chinglish is a variation on the English language.
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