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How do Japanese call Chinese?

hua he

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Hey everyone,

Can somebody tell me what is the Japanese word for "Chinese"?

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NANGI

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Konnichiwa Hua he-san!

China is Chuugoku or Chugoku, and Chinese language is Chugoku-go in Japanese.

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If you mean Chinese person then it's "chuugoku-jin."
 

NANGI

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Konnichiwa Hua he-san!

A person who live in China but whose nationality is Malaysian. He is a "Chugoku ni Sumu Mareeshia-jin" in Japanese.

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Originally posted by NANGI

A person who live in China but whose nationality is Malaysian. He is a "Chugoku ni Sumu Mareeshia-jin" in Japanese.

I think that Hue meant the opposite, i.e. Chinese living in Malaysia, as they make for about 1/3 if the population there. So I would say "chugoku no mareeshia-jin". Can you say "chuugokukei mareeshia-jin" 窶吮??ツ坂?佛地 ニ筑ニ椎陳ーニ歎ニ但ツ人 ?
 

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I would call chinese people in Southeast Asia "窶ーテ倪?ケツ。(Kakyou)".
If you want to specify the country, I would say "窶吮??ツ坂?佛地ツ≫?コツ≫?コツ人",
like Maciamo-san said.

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