Pseudo-Anglicisms, adapted Anglicisms

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Re: Pseudo-Anglicisms, adapted Anglicisms

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-08-11, 5:49

Apparently, tubelight is a Tamil pseudo-Anglicism.

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Re: Pseudo-Anglicisms, adapted Anglicisms

Postby linguoboy » 2019-09-20, 22:11

(ja) フロント furonto
(ko) 프런트 /phulenthu/

Both clipped forms of English front desk.
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Re: Pseudo-Anglicisms, adapted Anglicisms

Postby vijayjohn » 2019-09-26, 3:27

Tamil (ta) லூசு lūsu - stupid ("to have a screw loose")


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