Source Languages of English Words

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Can you name the languages from which the given English words are borrowed or derived?

Updated Dec 6, 2013

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WordSource languageFurther etymology
Lambada
Curry
Sinister
Checkmate
Pal
Corgi
Ukulele
Electric
Gung-ho
Cartoon
Nirvana
Chocolate
Karaoke
Igloo
Burrito
WordSource languageFurther etymology
Tungsten
Boondocks
Brandy
Blitzkrieg
Robot
Denim
Klutz
Sputnik
Raccoon
Banshee
Sauna
Orangutan
Kiwi
Assassin
Aardvark

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