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

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

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