1. a native or inhabitant of Taiwan
Hypernyms: ↑Asian, ↑Asiatic
Member Holonyms: ↑Taiwan, ↑China, ↑Nationalist China, ↑Republic of China
2. any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
Syn: ↑Min, ↑Min dialect, ↑Fukien, ↑Fukkianese, ↑Hokkianese, ↑Amoy
Hypernyms: ↑Chinese
of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language

the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh

Syn: ↑Chinese, ↑Formosan
Pertains to noun: ↑Taiwan
Derivationally related forms: ↑Formosa (for: ↑Formosan)

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