By Toshie M. Evans
Fresh experiences record that jap is the second one most efficient resource of recent loanwords to English. Such stories point out that English-speaking nations are paying extra recognition to Japan than ever sooner than. This dictionary lists and defines hundreds of thousands of phrases borrowed from eastern which are now utilized in English-language guides. Entries supply version spellings, pronunciation, etymological details, definitions, and illustrative quotations. those quotations have been accrued from books, newspapers, magazines, novels, texts, ads, and databases released or allotted within the usa among 1964 and 1995.When nations interact in an important volume of industrial or cultural touch, they regularly borrow phrases from each one other's language. those loanwords are assimilated to various levels and express how one nation profits publicity to a different country's tradition. contemporary reports file that eastern is the second one best resource of recent loanwords to English, displaying that English-speaking nations are paying extra cognizance to Japan than ever ahead of. This dictionary contains entries for thousands of eastern phrases now utilized in English-language publications.Included are phrases from artwork and structure, drugs and the sciences, company and schooling, philosophy and faith, and various different fields. Entries offer definitions, pronunciations, version spellings, etymological histories, and illustrative quotations. those quotations have been accrued from books, newspapers, magazines, novels, texts, ads, and databases, all of which have been released or dispensed within the usa among 1964 and 1995. whereas the amount is a helpful advisor to the that means and assimilation of specific loanwords, it's also a desirable chronicle of ways definite components of eastern tradition have strongly inspired American civilization.
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1, p. B42) —attributive use. Kumamoto is a singularly attractive town, famed for its gingko trees, which line the boulevards in the perfection of their autumn gold. (Travel/Holiday, Nov. 1982, p. 64) For two years, he [Stuart Sabowitz] has been a one-man raking machine, collecting oak, maple and gingko leaves in Riverside Park for composting. (The New York Times, Aug. 21, 1994, Sec. 13CY,p. 8) The wooden bowl had two kinds of rice mixed with soft, smooth gingko nuts, rough chestnuts, pine nuts, red dates, mung beans and red beans.
The New York Times, Feb. 17, 1994, p. A15) [< dango < dan talking + go together] daruma [doruimo] n. a red papier-mache doll that is a good luck symbol. Motorola has even borrowed a quaint Japanese custom. Several senior managers bought daruma dolls in Japan. These papier-mache figures come without eyes. The ritual calls for blacking in one eye when you make a wish, then blacking in the other only after the wish comes true. (Business Week, Nov. 13, 1989, p. 114) A popular toy made for the New Year is the daruma, a weighted oval doll that always bounces upright after being pushed down.
24) [< dojo] dojo 2 [doud^ou] n. a facility where martial arts are taught and practiced. The dojo—as a martial arts school is called in Japanese—is now a familiar tenant in commercial buildings and malls. (The New York Times, Aug. 28, 1988, Sec. 3, p. 4) [Melanie] Murphy currently runs two dojos where she teaches an Okinawan Karate style called Shudokan. /Dec. 1992, p. 53) When he was 13, Jim [Dickey] transferred to the dojo, the karate school, in our neighborhood, run by Shihan William Oliver.
A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords by Toshie M. Evans