What is Japanese?

  • (noun): The language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese people.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Japanese

Japanese refers to anything associated with Japan, an island country in East Asia. As a noun, it may specifically refer to:

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Japanese
... Japanese refers to anything associated with Japan, an island country in East Asia ... As a noun, it may specifically refer to Japanese language, spoken mainly in Japan Japanese people, the ethnic group that identifies with Japan through culture or ancestry Japanese diaspora ...
1493 - Births
1545) October 14 – Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1541) Takeda Nobutora, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) Matsudaira Shigeyoshi, Japanese general (d ...
Yoshitoshi
... (30 April 1839 – 9 June 1892) (Japanese 月岡 芳年 also named Taiso Yoshitoshi 大蘇 芳年) was a Japanese artist ... as the last great master of Ukiyo-e, a type of Japanese woodblock printing ... Like many Japanese, Yoshitoshi was interested in new things from the rest of the world, but over time he became increasingly concerned with the loss of ...
Emperor Of Japan - Addressing and Naming
... There are two Japanese words equivalent to the English word "emperor" tennō (天皇, lit ... for Chinese emperors), which is used primarily to describe non-Japanese emperors ... "the Imperial person") was also used in Old Japanese ...
Anime Meta-series - Digimon Savers / Data Squad (Series Five)
... human partner's DNA ("Digisoul" in the Japanese version) to activate, a strong empathy with their Digimon and a will to succeed ... This included giving the Japanese characters full Americanized names and American surnames as well as applying far more Americanization, cultural streamlining and more edits to ... all that, the setting of the country was still in Japan and the characters were Japanese in the dub ...

More definitions of "Japanese":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language.
    Example: "The Japanese Emperoro"; "Japanese cars"
    Synonyms: Nipponese
  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Japan.
    Synonyms: Nipponese

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    I will be all things to you. Father, mother, husband, counselor, Japanese bartender.
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    The Japanese do not fear God. They only fear bombs.
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    The Japanese are, to the highest degree, both aggressive and unaggressive, both militaristic and aesthetic, both insolent and polite, rigid and adaptable, submissive and resentful of being pushed around, loyal and treacherous, brave and timid, conservative and hospitable to new ways.
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