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Synonyms for japanese
ˌdʒæp əˈniz, -ˈnisja·pa·nese

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  1. Japanesenoun


  2. Japanesenoun

    The main language spoken in Japan.

    I’ve been studying Japanese for three years, and I still can’t order pizza in Tokyo!


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Japanese, Nipponesenoun

    a native or inhabitant of Japan

  2. Japaneseadjective

    the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese

  3. Japanese, Nipponeseadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language

    "the Japanese Emperor"; "Japanese cars"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. japaneseadjective

    of japan

  2. japanesenoun

    native of japan

  3. japanesenoun

    language of japan

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "japanese":

    japan, japenese, yen, japs, jap

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  1. Kimiko Hirata:

    Eventually Japanese businesses will start recognizing the meaning of emissions neutrality and the rapid shift to renewables in other countries and start responding.

  2. Rochelle Kopp:

    Under Japanese labour law, if you are a permanent employee, refusing a job transfer or other job assignment is the same as saying that you are quitting, it’s so commonplace that people just think it’s normal.

  3. Gerry Connolly:

    I agree with those who have already asserted that the Japanese government led by Mr. Abe ought to recognize in clear definitive words the injustices done in the past, but trying to pre-condition, or deny, the Prime Minister of Japan an opportunity to speak to a joint session of Congress, I don't think is the right way to achieve those ends.

  4. Masayuki Suo:

    I always find the people of Kyoto to be the prototype of the Japanese, i see Japanese culture in its polished form in Kyoto.

  5. Yoel Sano:

    The bigger risk is not that they (the Japanese) will be targeted but that they will be caught up in incidents where they are playing a bigger role, japan needs to develop greater awareness and greater ability to solve or act upon these situations.

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