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Can you name the English words derived from Japanese?

Updated Mar 6, 2012

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DefinitionWordFurther etymology
Traditional long-sleeved Japanese robe, often ornately decorated
Traditional female Japanese entertainer trained in classical music, dance, etc.
Mutant seedless mandarin orange native to Japan
Member of a feudal Japanese warrior caste
Throwing star or blade used especially in ninjutsu
A leader or chief, as in the military
Exceptionally fast-growing climbing vine, now considered a pest weed in the West
Japanese bullet train
Wealthy business magnate
Proprietary video cassette format released by Sony in the 1970s, later superseded by VHS
Japanese system of unarmed self-defense which focuses on striking sensitive areas with the fists and feet
Japanese art of paper folding
Logic puzzle that involves filling a 9x9 grid with the numbers 1-9 under certain rules
Japanese pilot trained for suicide attacks during World War II
Musical entertainment involving singing along to popular songs
Two-wheeled bicycle or runner-powered cart
Dish of vinegared rice topped with raw fish or other seafood
Fictional giant monster that first appeared in an eponymous 1954 film
Large ocean wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption
School of Mahāyāna Buddhism particularly prevalent in Japan
Stylized Japanese comic books and graphic novels
White foodstuff produced by coagulating soybean milk

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