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Japanese-made, often linguistic 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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Japanese

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
せい
Grade: 5
えい
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
goon kan’on goon
 
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Etymology

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

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  • (Tokyo) せーえーご [wàséé éꜜègò] (Nakadaka – [4])[2]
  • IPA(key): [ɰᵝa̠se̞ː e̞ːɡo̞]

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()(せい)(えい)() (wasei eigo

  1. Japanese pseudo-anglicisms: Japanese coinages using English roots, the majority of have not been borrowed into English or used by anglophone countries or English native speakers, but instead only by speakers of Japanese

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References

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  1. ^ Shōgaku Tosho (1988) 国語大辞典(新装版) [Unabridged Dictionary of Japanese (Revised Edition)] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN