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Japanese Versions of English Words

Japanese is a rich language, but sometimes the Japanese import an English word for a concept rather than create a new Japanese word. Sometimes the word is borrowed with the same meaning, and sometimes it isn't.
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Last updated: April 7, 2015
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Japanese
Romaji
Answer
アイスクリーム
aisu kurimu
ice cream
アメフト
amefuto
American football
アニメ
anime
animation
アルコール
arukōru
alcohol
ヴァイキング
baikingu
buffet (from "Viking")
ドラマ
durama
drama
エレベーター
erebētā
elevator
ホットケーキ
hottokēki
pancake
Japanese
Romaji
Answer
キッチンペーパー
kicchinpēpā
paper towel
コインランドリー
koin randorī
coin laundry
サイドブレーキ
saidoburēki
hand brake
スケボー
sukebō
skateboard
ストライキ
sutoraiki
(labor) strike
タバコ
tabako
tobacco
ティーンエージャー
tīnējā
teenager
ヨット
yotto
yacht
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level 54
Apr 8, 2015
in Japan, Tabako mainly refers to cigarettes so perhaps you should accept that. I also reckon that kitchen paper or kitchen towels should be accepted