|1.||[ noun ] (Chinese) a native or inhabitant of Taiwan|
|Related terms:||Asian Taiwan|
|2.||[ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language|
"the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"
|3.||[ noun ] (linguistics,Chinese) any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province|
|Synonyms:||Min Fukkianese Fukien Hokkianese Amoy Min_dialect|