Borrowed Words

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

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