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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Anthropology, Linguistics
-ese-ese /iĖz/ suffix šŸ”Š šŸ”Š 1 SA[in nouns] the people or language of a particular country or place šŸ”Š the Viennese (=people from Vienna) šŸ”Š lā€™m learning Japanese (=the language of Japan).2 SA[in adjectives] belonging to a particular country or place šŸ”Š Chinese music3 SL[in nouns] informal language or words used by a particular group, especially when it sounds ugly or is difficult to understand šŸ”Š journalese (=language used in newspapers) šŸ”Š officialese (=language used in official or legal writing)
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-eseā€¢ the Taiwanese
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