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Tag Archives: Japanese-made Chinese words
I just noticed Tyler Cowen had blogged a Boston Globe article about the number of loanwords in various languages (is there something from the press Cowen will not blog ?), and his own take was to ask, which major language has the lowest percentage of foreign … Continue reading
Posted in East Asia, Food, Languages Tagged calques, Chinese, Chinese borrowings from Japanese, Hanzi, Japanese-made Chinese words, Kanji, loanwords, wasei kango, 和製漢語 14 Comments