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

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

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