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gaijin

[gahy-jeen; English gahy-jin] /ˈgaɪ dʒin; English ˈgaɪ dʒɪn/
noun, plural gaijin
[gahy-jeen; English gahy-jin] /ˈgaɪ dʒin; English ˈgaɪ dʒɪn/ (Show IPA).
Japanese.
1.
an outsider; foreigner.
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gaijin

/ɡaɪˈdʒɪn/
noun
1.
(pl) -jin. (in Japan) a foreigner
Word Origin
C20: Japanese, a contraction of gaikoku-jin, from gaikoku foreign country + jin person
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