Why does the Japanese language have English loan words for things they already have words for?


Words like “relax” (rirakkusu) and “hose” (hosu) seem like something that would have existed before contact with English-speaking people.

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Same with hindi/urdu unfortunately amongst many younger gens. Its usually just to sound “wake”. Many developing countries in the world, how much ever they act like Patriots have a hell lot of inferiority complex towards Western countries.

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