Category: Japanese

English words in Japanese

Just been browsing a great PDF – the very un-snappily named “Japan’s Built-in Lexicon of English-based Loanwords” – which is about the history of how Japan came to have so many...

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Staying in school

I’ve just extended college for another month, so will be here in Tokyo until the end of November. Unfortunately my existing homestay family can’t keep me as they have other commitments...

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Bak 2 skool

Going back to school is a challenging enough experience in itself, but doing so to learn an entirely new language with several new alphabets and a very different way of forming...

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