- China ink
noun 1. another name for Indian ink
[chahy-nuh-muh n] /ˈtʃaɪ nə mən/ noun, plural Chinamen. 1. Older Use: Usually Offensive. a term used to refer to a Chinese or a person of Chinese descent. 2. (lowercase) Archaic. a person who imports or sells china. 3. (often lowercase) Political Slang: Usually Offensive. a person regarded as one’s benefactor, sponsor, or protector: to see […]
[chi-nam-puh] /tʃɪˈnæm pə/ noun 1. (in Mesoamerica) a long and narrow floating field on a shallow lake bed, artificially built up by layering soil, sediment, and decaying vegetation and used, especially by the Aztecs, to grow crops.
[Chinese jee-nahn] /Chinese ˈdʒiˈnɑn/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. . [jee-nahn] /ˈdʒiˈnɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in and the capital of Shandong province, in E China. /ˈtʃiːˈnæn/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jinan /ˈdʒiːˈnæn/ noun 1. an industrial city in NE China, capital of Shandong province; probably over 3000 years old. […]