Japanese
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 3).
Japanese(
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puh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (language)
a. el japonés
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Japanese uses as many as four alphabets.El japonés puede usar hasta cuatro alfabetos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of Japanese origin)
a. japonés
Sushi is my favorite Japanese food.El sushi es mi comida japonesa favorita.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (the inhabitants of Japan)
a. los japoneses
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Japanese went through an economic recession.Los japoneses atravesaron una recesión económica.
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Japanese
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el japonés(esa)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la japonés(esa)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (language)
a. el japonés
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Japanese class/teacherclase f/profesor(ora) m, de japonés
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the Japaneselos japoneses
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. japonés(esa)
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Japanese [ˌdʒæpəˈniːz]
adjective
japonés
noun
Japanese (plural)
1 (person) japonésesajaponesa (m) (f);esa japonesa
the Japanese (people) los japoneses
2 (Ling) japonés (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "Japanese"
Here are the most popular phrases with "Japanese." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
Japanese food
la comida japonesa
she is Japanese
es japonesa
Japanese man
el japonés
Japanese woman
la japonesa
Japanese restaurant
el restaurante japonés
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