- of, relating to, or characteristic of Japan, its people, or their language.
Origin of Japanese
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- of, relating to, or characteristic of Japan, its people, or their language
- plural -nese a native or inhabitant of Japan or a descendant of one
- the official language of Japan: the native language of approximately 100 million people: considered by some scholars to be part of the Altaic family of languages
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