By Toshie M. Evans
Fresh reports record that eastern is the second one most efficient resource of recent loanwords to English. Such experiences point out that English-speaking nations are paying extra realization to Japan than ever earlier than. This dictionary lists and defines hundreds and hundreds of phrases borrowed from eastern which are now utilized in English-language guides. Entries offer version spellings, pronunciation, etymological info, definitions, and illustrative quotations. those quotations have been accrued from books, newspapers, magazines, novels, texts, ads, and databases released or allotted within the usa among 1964 and 1995.When international locations interact in an important volume of business or cultural touch, they often borrow phrases from each one other's language. those loanwords are assimilated to various levels and exhibit how one state earnings publicity to a different country's tradition. fresh reviews file that jap is the second one most efficient resource of latest loanwords to English, exhibiting that English-speaking international locations are paying extra recognition to Japan than ever prior to. This dictionary comprises entries for enormous quantities of eastern phrases now utilized in English-language publications.Included are phrases from artwork and structure, medication and the sciences, enterprise and schooling, philosophy and faith, and various different fields. Entries supply definitions, pronunciations, variation spellings, etymological histories, and illustrative quotations. those quotations have been gathered from books, newspapers, magazines, novels, texts, ads, and databases, all of which have been released or allotted within the usa among 1964 and 1995. whereas the amount is a important advisor to the that means and assimilation of specific loanwords, it's also a desirable chronicle of the way sure components of jap tradition have strongly encouraged American civilization.
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Any of the seven administrative divisions into which Japan was divided during the eighth and ninth centuries. [< do road] d o h y o n. the sumo ring, which is a two-foot-high, eighteen-foot-square clay stage with the inner circle formed by rice straw bales. Americans worried about economic rivals across the Pacific, take heart. Good old Yankee dojo 1 28 competitiveness is alive and well in the ancient Japanese dohyo, or sumo ring. Last week, a 490-pound Hawaiian of Samoan ancestry, known as Konishiki, bulldozed Japan's highest-ranked wrestler to win the coveted Emperor's Cup.
1991, p. 34) [< daruma after the Indian Zen monk, Bodhidharma] 1963 (B2) dashi [ddiji, daijii] n. a broth made from dried bonito and seaweed. It was a happy choice, with a kimono-clad server delivering course after course of Japanese delicacies, from soup (dashi with seaweed) to sukiyaki with sashimi, grilled fish, tempura, rice and melon in between and big bottles of Asahi lager. (The New York Times, Dec. 29, 1991, Sec. 5, p. 14) The basic Japanese broth, dashi, is prepared from bonito that has been dried using an elaborate process of salting and airing.
20). (Chicago Tribune, Oct. 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. , pi. -no or -s, a horizontal narrative scroll with text and colorful illustrations, unrolled from right to left. Also, makimono and E-Makimono. 32 endaka Lives of various sainted monks and priests, histories of monasteries and temples, episodes from political and military history were all fine subjects for the E-Makimono (Rolled Pictures) which became the major form of painting. These narrative scrolls, unrolled a section at a time from right to left, were usually painted in bright color on paper.