和製英語

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
せい
Grade: 5
えい
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

和製英語 (hiragana わせいえいご, romaji 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

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References[edit]

  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 4-385-13905-9