Sunday, August 07, 2005

(Jap) Words for the Week

Nihongo (日本語)n. the Japanese Language. Take a country, almost any country, and insert the suffix "go" (語)and you basically have the name of that country's language in Japanese. Of course, the Japanese have their own names for select countries, but let's not "go" there yet.

Eigo (英語)n. English (the language)

Firipingo (フィリピン語)n. Filipino (the language).

jagaimo (じゃがいも)n. potato

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