/dʒæpəˈniz/ (say japuh'neez)

1. of or relating to Japan, its people, or their language.
2. (plural Japanese) a native or inhabitant of Japan.
3. the Japanese people collectively.
4. the language of Japan, an agglutinating language thought to be distantly related to Korean and the Altaic language family.
5. food cooked in the Japanese style: do you like Japanese?
6. have a Japanese bladder, Colloquial to suffer from frequency (def. 7).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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