Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Loanword"
The meaning of "Loanword" in various phrases and sentences
Q: What does loanword mean?
A: A loanword is a word that is borrowed from another language. For instance, 咖啡 is borrowed from the English word “coffee”, so therefore, it’s a loanword.
Other questions about "Loanword"
Q: "ローズ" is a loanword of "rose" from English while 薔薇 / バラ is a Japanese word. does this sound natural?
A: Completely natural.
Q: There are many loanwords that have already taken root as Japanese. If a loanword is widely known a public, people use as it is. If a loanword is not enough to take root among a public, people it another way. does this sound natural?
A: There are many loanwords that have already taken root in Japanese. If a loanword is widely known to the public, people use as it is. If a loanword has not taken root among the public, people (use/say/etc.) it another way.
Q: I am just curious, do you know any loanwords from Russian?
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