和製英語

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English language
trad. (和製英語) 和製 英語
simp. (和制英语) 和制 英语
 
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和製英語

  1. (linguistics) Japanese pseudo-anglicisms

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Grade: 3
せい
Grade: 5
えい
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 和製 (wasei, Japanese-made) +‎ 英語 (eigo, English (language)).[1][2]

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和製英語(わせいえいご) (wasei eigo

  1. Japanese pseudo-anglicisms: Japanese coinages using English roots, not in use in anglophone countries nor by English native speakers, but only by speakers of Japanese
    This includes terms such as スキンシップ (sukinshippu, close physical contact), アフレコ (afureko, post-recording, overdubbing, from a blend of “after” + “recording), and ジーパン (jīpan, jeans, from a blend of “jeans” + “pants).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN