Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to Japan or its people.

Part of speech: noun

A native of Japan or the language of Japan.

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Usage examples "japanese":

  1. She brought the beans and coffee, with a hot plate, and a Japanese paper napkin, and she said, as she arranged them on the table before the young man, " Your pie's warmin' for you; I got you some rolls; they're just right out the oven; and here's some the best butter I ever put a knife to, if I do say so. - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
  2. No woman, not even if she has eyes of Japanese shape, can look tenderly at a man when she has just buried a valuable two under a pile of kings and queens in her rubbish heap. - "Gossamer 1915", George A. Birmingham.
  3. The Russian- Japanese war was in progress that summer, and its settlement occurred in August. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.