See also: China

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Etymology 1Edit

After the country China.

NounEdit

china ‎(countable and uncountable, plural chinas)

  1. (uncountable) The root of a climbing plant, Smilax china L., once believed to have important medicinal properties.
  2. (uncountable) Ceramic or porcelain.
  3. (uncountable) Tableware made from china.
  4. (countable, music) A cymbal, flattened at the perimeter, about 16 to 20 inches (40 to 50 centimetres) across, that is ridden or crashed to produce a distinctive "trashy" sound.
  5. A glazed china marble in children's games.
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Etymology 2Edit

From china plate.

NounEdit

china ‎(plural chinas)

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang, Australian rhyming slang, countable) Mate (i.e., friend).
    All right, me old china?
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VerbEdit

china

  1. third-person singular past historic of chiner

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RomanizationEdit

china

  1. rōmaji reading of ちな

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

china f ‎(plural chinas)

  1. Pebble, small stone usually rounded

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

china

  1. feminine singular of chino

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china f ‎(plural chinas, masculine chino)

  1. A Chinese woman.

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Etymology 3Edit

From Quechua china ‎(female).

NounEdit

china f ‎(plural chinas)

  1. (pejorative, South America) female servant in a hacienda.

Etymology 4Edit

Allusion to the orange fruit's Asian origin (as in sinensis in Citrus sinensis).

NounEdit

china f ‎(plural chinas)

  1. (Puerto Rico) orange (fruit)

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AdjectiveEdit

china

  1. Alternative spelling of čhína
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