- the adoption and adaptation of English words into the Japanese language
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- Language Varieties, LinguisticsJapanese spoken or written with a large admixture of English words and expressions.
- Language Varieties, LinguisticsEnglish spoken or written with features characteristic of Japanese.
- Jap(anese) + (Eng)lish 1955–1960