jade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “jade” in the English Dictionary

"jade" in British English

See all translations

jadenoun [U]

uk   us   /dʒeɪd/
a preciousgreen stone from which ​jewellery and ​smalldecorativeitems are made, ​especially in ​China and Japan: jade ​earrings
(Definition of jade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jade" in American English

See all translations

jadeadjective, noun [U]

 us   /dʒeɪd/
a ​precious, usually ​greenstone from which ​jewelry is made, or a blue-green or yellow-green ​color
(Definition of jade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jade”
in Spanish jade…
in Vietnamese ngọc bích…
in Malaysian jed…
in Thai หยก…
in French (de) jade…
in German der Jade, Jade-……
in Chinese (Simplified) 玉, 翡翠…
in Turkish yeşim, yeşim taşı…
in Russian нефрит…
in Indonesian batu giok…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玉, 翡翠…
in Polish nefryt…
What is the pronunciation of jade?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


stylish and fashionable

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

dolla noun
dolla noun
September 28, 2015
slang money Can I have some dolla?

Read More