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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Noun[edit]

和製英語

  1. (linguistics) Japanese pseudo-anglicisms

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Japanese[edit]

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[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

Examples

()(せい)(えい)() (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