Etymologie, Etimología, Étymologie, Etimologia, Etymology
@s Asien, Asia, Asie, Asia, Asia
Ismus, Ismo, Isme, Ismo, Ism
infoplease - Asian Loan Words in English
Many of these borrowed words no longer seem foreign, having been completely assimilated into English. Some examples are boondocks, gingham, and ketchup. Others are still strongly associated with their country of origin, such as terms for specific "ethnic" dishes or the different schools of martial arts.
Words derived from: Chinese & Korean | Japanese | Malay & Tagalog | Polynesian