Definition of Taiwanese

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Taiwan.

Group relationships: China, Nationalist China, Republic Of China, Taiwan
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language. "The Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"
Exact synonyms: Chinese, Formosan
Derivative terms: Formosa
Partainyms: Taiwan

3. Noun. Any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province.
Exact synonyms: Amoy, Fukien, Fukkianese, Hokkianese, Min, Min Dialect
Generic synonyms: Chinese

Definition of Taiwanese

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Taiwan. ¹

2. Noun. A person from Taiwan; (non-gloss definition usually plural). ¹

3. Proper noun. The popular name of the variant of Hokkien spoken in Taiwan, the native language of the Hoklo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taiwanese

Taif
Tail End Charlie
Tail End Charlies
Tailtiu
Taimyr
Taimyr Peninsula
Tainan
Taino
Taipeh
Taipei
Taishanese
Tait's law
Taiwan
Taiwan Strait
Taiwan dollar
Taiwanese
Taiwanese Sign Language
Taiyuan
Taizhong
Taizhou
Taj Mahal
Tajik
Tajik Persian
Tajik SSR
Tajiki
Tajiki-Persian
Tajiki Arabic
Tajikistan
Tajikistani
Tajikistani monetary unit

Literary usage of Taiwanese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Opposition and Dissent in Contemporary China by Peter R. Moody (1977)
"There are relatively few taiwanese in the party or in the higher ranks of the army. Entry into the bureaucracy is by competitive examination, ..."

2. Endocrine Evaluation by Ian Ramsey, Anna Tebb (2006)
"Examples of the rhizomatic nature of taiwanese culture can be seen in the taiwanese pop scene. From the early adoption and integration of the American Pop ..."

3. State of the Nation: South Africa 20052006 by Sakhela Buhlungu (2006)
"Most taiwanese who came to South Africa were granted permanent residence and ... As many as 60 per cent of the taiwanese who emigrated to South Africa have ..."

4. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"2 taiwanese exporters were given preferential tax treatment and access to credit on favourable terms. According to Wade (1990), they were encouraged to form ..."

5. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"2 taiwanese exporters were given preferential tax treatment and access to credit on favourable terms. According to Wade (1990), they were encouraged to form ..."

6. Opposition and Dissent in Contemporary China by Peter R. Moody (1977)
"There are relatively few taiwanese in the party or in the higher ranks of the army. Entry into the bureaucracy is by competitive examination, ..."

7. Endocrine Evaluation by Ian Ramsey, Anna Tebb (2006)
"Examples of the rhizomatic nature of taiwanese culture can be seen in the taiwanese pop scene. From the early adoption and integration of the American Pop ..."

8. State of the Nation: South Africa 20052006 by Sakhela Buhlungu (2006)
"Most taiwanese who came to South Africa were granted permanent residence and ... As many as 60 per cent of the taiwanese who emigrated to South Africa have ..."

9. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"2 taiwanese exporters were given preferential tax treatment and access to credit on favourable terms. According to Wade (1990), they were encouraged to form ..."

10. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"2 taiwanese exporters were given preferential tax treatment and access to credit on favourable terms. According to Wade (1990), they were encouraged to form ..."

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