Japlish

Japlish

[jap-lish]
noun
1.
Japanese spoken or written with a large admixture of English words and expressions.
2.
English spoken or written with features characteristic of Japanese.

Origin:
1955–1960; Jap(anese) + (Eng)lish

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Japlish (ˈdʒæplɪʃ)
 
n
Also called: Japanglish the adoption and adaptation of English words into the Japanese language
 
[C20: from a blend of Japanese + English]

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