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“卡拉OK”其实是日本词

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小编摘要:其实英语中很多词都是外来词哦~

英语中有很多词都是外来词,而且相当一部分来自于同一语系的法语和德语。不过,今天我们列举的这几个词,他们的来源却相当特别哦!

Karaoke 卡拉OK

Language of Origin: Japanese

来源语:日语

About the Word:

It comes from the Japanese kara ("empty") + ōke, short for ōkesutora ("orchestra").

该词来源语日语的kara(空的)和ōke(“乐团”的缩写),即“空荡荡的乐团”。

Karaoke became popular in Japan among businessmen in the late 1970s, and gained widespread popularity in the U.S. in the late 1980s.

上世纪70年代后期,卡拉OK开始在日本商务人士当中流行起来,上世纪80年代后期盛行于美国。

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