Borrowed Words

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Can you name the language of origin for the following English loanwords?

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ExamplesLanguage of Origin
Corduroy, Gourmet, Sabotage
Coach, Hussar, Shako
Banshee, Galore, Shanty
Circus, Index, Quota
Bazaar, Caravan, Shawl
Haka, Kiwi, Moa
Ginseng, Kung Fu, Typhoon
Guano, Llama, Puma
Dyke, Jeer, Yacht
Commando, Trek, Wildebeest
Sherpa, Yak, Yeti
Geyser, Narwhal, Saga
Boondocks, Cooties, Yo-Yo
Avatar, Dharma, Nirvana
Assassin, Coffee, Zero
Cash, Curry, Pariah
Breeze, Flamingo, Massage
Canoe, Hammock, Hurricane
Fjord, Lemming, Slalom
Horde, Mazurka, Pierogi
Boulder, Smorgasbord, Wicker
Cashew, Piranha, Tapioca
Balaclava, Borscht, Cossack
Hula, Luau, Ukulele
ExamplesLanguage of Origin
Futon, Ninja, Tycoon
Boogie, Gorilla, Mojo
Blitz, Lager, Waltz
Raccoon, Tomahawk, Wigwam
Drip, Kidnap, Skulk
Bamboo, Junk, Paddy
Chili, Coyote, Tomato
Igloo, Kayak, Mukluk
Bludgeon, Gull, Puffin
Howitzer, Polka, Robot
Crowd, Flannel, Penguin
Bungalow, Dinghy, Tom-Tom
Armada, Lagoon, Stampede
Clan, Glen, Plaid
Coral, Jubilee, Leviathan
Chopsuey, Gung Ho, Wok
Boomerang, Dingo, Koala
Bagel, Klutz, Yenta
Asbestos, Gymnasium, Tyrant
Bravo, Maestro, Umbrella
Bistro, Mammoth, Troika
Caviar, Tulip, Yoghurt
Cheetah, Jungle, Shampoo
Anchovy, Bizarre, Jingo

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