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Shanghai +‎ -n- +‎ -ese

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Shanghainese (comparative more Shanghainese, superlative most Shanghainese)

  1. Of or pertaining to Shanghai.

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Shanghainese (plural Shanghainese)

  1. Inhabitant of Shanghai; person of Shanghainese descent.
  2. The dialect that is spoken in Shanghai.
    • 2015, Hyeonseo Lee, The Girl with Seven Names, →ISBN, page 156:
      Maybe it was because I was hearing snatches of Shanghainese and other dialects around me in the carirage, but it didn't feel like I was even in China any more.

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Shanghainese

  1. A dialect of Wu spoken predominantly in Shanghai.

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