from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the city of Shanghai.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Shanghai.
- n. The variety of Chinese spoken in Shanghai.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to Shanghai.
- n. Inhabitant of Shanghai; person of Shanghainese descent.
- proper n. A dialect of Wu spoken predominantly in Shanghai.
His routines are filled with local humor and performed mainly in "Shanghainese" -- a local dialect with only a passing resemblance to Mandarin.
The Chinese comedian's use of 'Shanghainese' gives him flexibility that most Mandarin-speaking performers don't have -- the government in Beijing can't understand him.
From Shanghainese steamed xiao long bao with their liquid center filling to Japanese gyoza yeah, my mom s...
From Shanghainese steamed xiao long bao with their liquid center filling to Japanese gyoza yeah, my mom's are the best.
From Shanghainese steamed xiao long bao with their liquid center filling to Japanese gyoza yeah, my mom's...
And as seven beefcakes, including two from New York and one from Indonesia, strutted onto an outdoor stage, a crowd of hundreds erupted in whoops and hollers before awarding the hottest body title to a strapping, six-foot-tall Shanghainese who went by the name Grant.
The virtual travel aspect of an Expo would have little appeal in contemporary America -- for the same reason that some of the more cosmopolitan Shanghainese I know were blasé about the mega-event currently taking place in their city.
If this trend goes on, 30 years later, I 'afraid, Shanghainese, a kind of language whichwas onceoften used as elements in satire sketches, will generally perish.
In Shanghai, I believe all the young parents like me are more or less worried abouta phenomenonthat the kids are unwilling to speak Shanghainese.
Petite Soochow, which has been in business for just over a year, is the second incarnation of a defunct Shanghainese restaurant in Saddle Brook, Old Soochow.