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Japlish

[jap-lish]
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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 of Japlish

First recorded in 1955–1960; Jap(anese) + (Eng)lish
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British Dictionary definitions for japlish

Japlish

noun
  1. the adoption and adaptation of English words into the Japanese languageAlso called: Japanglish

Word Origin

C20: from a blend of Japanese + English
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Word Origin and History for japlish

Japlish

n.

"Japanese with many English words," 1960, from Japanese + English.

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