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  • Katakanago and dictionaries

    Posted by on March 15, 2010

    Japanese English month continues with a guest post by Yamada Shigeru. Yamada Shigeru is Professor of English at Waseda University, Tokyo, and a lexicographer. ________ There are abundant loanwords in Japanese. They fill the gaps, sound fashionable, but are sometimes frowned upon. Those words surely make the Japanese language rich and colorful, but Japanese sometimes […]

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