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

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