中國人

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Chinese[edit]

middle country; central country; China man; person; people
trad. (中國人) 中國
simp. (中国人) 中国
alternative forms 中國儂中国侬 coastal Min

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

中國人

  1. Chinese person; Chinese people; the Chinese (Classifier: m c)
    外國人難道中國人不到 [MSC, trad.]
    外国人难道中国人不到 [MSC, simp.]
    Wàiguórén néng zuò dào, nándào Zhōngguórén jiù zuòbudào ma? [Pinyin]
    Foreigners can do it; can't the Chinese people do it?
    雖然閱讀水平但是中國人講話有點困難 [MSC, trad.]
    虽然阅读水平但是中国人讲话有点困难 [MSC, simp.]
    Suīrán wǒ de yuèdú shuǐpíng hěn hǎo, dànshì gēn zhōngguórén jiǎnghuà yǒudiǎn kùnnán. [Pinyin]
    Although my reading skills are very good, I have some difficulty conversing with Chinese people.
    中國人發明指南針火藥造紙印刷術叫做中國發明 [MSC, trad.]
    中国人发明指南针火药造纸印刷术叫做中国发明 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhōngguórén fāmíng le zhǐnánzhēn, huǒyào, zàozhǐ hé yìnshuāshù, jiàozuò Zhōngguó Sì Dà Fāmíng. [Pinyin]
    The Chinese invented the compass, gunpowder, papermaking and printing. They are known as the Four Great Chinese Inventions.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used to refer to nationality, in particular citizens of the People’s Republic of China regardless of ethnicity
  • This identity is rejected by many in Hong Kong and Taiwan, who identify exclusively as 香港人 and 臺灣人 respectively.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (中國人):

Other:


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
こく > ごく
Jinmeiyō
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

(ちゅう)(ごく)(じん) (chūgokujin (kyūjitai, shinjitai 中国人)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 中国人: Chinese person; Chinese people

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

中國人 (junggugin) (hangeul 중국인)

  1. Hanja form? of 중국인 (Chinese people).