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American English: /ˌtʃaɪˈniz/
British English: /tʃʌɪˈniːz/

Translation of Chinese in Spanish:


noun plural Chinese

  • 1 countable (person)
    chino, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It was retold by the Chinese and by the national minorities of southern and southwest China.
    • The purpose of the airlift was to carry enough supplies into Western China to keep the Chinese in the war.
    • Hartley easily beat Wu Minxia of China, preventing the Chinese from a possible sweep of diving gold medals.
  • 2 uncountable (language)
    Example sentences
    • These languages include Chinese, Hindi / Urdu, Japanese, Juang, Korean, Icelandic, Lithuanian, and Russian.
    • This was offered in broadband by BBC News interactive in six languages including Urdu, Chinese and Arabic.
    • His poems have been translated into all Indian languages and foreign languages, including Chinese, French and German.
  • 3 uncountable or countable (food, meal) (British English) [colloquial]
    comida (feminine) china
    Example sentences
    • Forget Chinese, Indian or pizza - a York chip shop is to deliver traditional fish and chips door-to-door.
    • Getting pizza, Chinese or curry delivered twice a week at £20 a time adds up to an impressive £173 a month.
    • As we are not in training we aren't able to burn off the Chinese or the Kebab you ate the night before.
    Example sentences
    • More fabulous is Gars - which various Brighton friends had assured me was the best Chinese in town, and having tried it I have to agree.
    • I love Japanese food and, when I get time, I try to go out to a West End restaurant but it's nice and easy to be able to go to your local Chinese.
    • Now to head to the Chinese for a takeaway, then freshen up and head down to Brookes for some light refreshment.
  • 4 countable (restaurant) (British English) [colloquial]
    restaurante (masculine) chino
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