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Kitani-4-Syllable Japanglish

アスパラ  ASUPARA asparagus
アメフト  AMEFUTO American football
アラフォー ARAFOH around 40 years of age
イメチェン IMECHEN image change
イラスト  ILASUTO illustration
インカレ  INKALE inter-college
インテリ  INTELI intelligentsia (Russian)
イントロ  INTORO introduction (of music)
インフラ  INFURA infra-structure
インフレ  INFULE inflation
エアコン  EAKON air-conditioner
エヌジー  ENUJII no good = defective
エンタメ  ENTAME entertainment
オートマ  OH'TOMA automatic shift (automobile)
オートメ  OH'TOME automation
オフレコ  OFUREKO off-record
オンデマ  ONDEMA on demand
カーナビ  KAHNABI car navigation
グルナビ  GURUNABI gourmet navigation (Restaurant guide)
ケアマネ  KEAMANE care manager
コスプレ  KOSUPULE costume play
コンサル  KONSARU consultant
コンビニ  KONBINI convenience store
サントラ  SANTORA sound track
シャーペン SHAAPEN mechanical pencil
スーパー  SUUPAH super-market
スタメン  SUTAMEN starting member
セクハラ  SEKUHARA sexual harassment
ゼネコン  ZENEKON general contractor
ゼネスト  ZENESUTO general strike
ツアコン  tour conductor tour conductor
デジカメ  digital camera digital camera
テレコン  TELEKON tele-conference
ドンマイ  DONMAI Don't mind!
ノンアル  NON'ARU non-alcoholic
ノンジャパ NONJAPA non-Japanese
ノンプロ  NONPURO non-professional (sports)
ハイオク  HAIOKU high octane
パソコン  PASOKON personal computer
パトカー  PATOKAH police patrol car
パリコレ  PARIKOLE Paris collection
パワハラ  PAWAHARA power harassment
ハンカチ  HANKACHI handkerchief
ハンスト  HANSUTO hunger strike
ビーサン  BIISAN beach sandals
ビフテキ  BIFUTEKI beef steak
ファミコン FAMIKON family computer (Nintendo)
ファミレス FAMIRESU family restaurant
プレゼン  PUREZEN presentation
プレハブ  PUREHABU pre-fabricated
プロレス  PURORESU pro wrestling
マザコン  MAZAKON mother (Oedipus) complex
マスコミ  MASUKOMI mass-communication
マンネリ  MAN'NERI mannerism
ミスプリ  MISUPURI misprint
モノクロ  MONOKURO monochrome
ラジコン  RAJIKON radio-controlled model
リストラ  RISUTORA restructuring
リハビリ  RIHABIRI rehabilitation
リモコン  RIMOKON remote control
ワイシャツ WAISHATSU white shirt
ワンセグ  WANSEGU one segment (broadcasting)
The following are Japanese & English combined:
アル中   ALUCHUU   alcohol poisoned = alcoholic
育メン   IKUMEN man who enjoys child rearing
ガス欠   GASUKETSU lack of gas = empty gas tank
空オケ   KARAOKE empty orchestra
義理チョコ GIRICHOKO obligation chocolate on Japanese Valentine's day
筋トレ   KINTORE muscle training
口コミ   KUCHIKOMI mouth communication = word of mouth
合コン   GOUKON matchmaking party, mixer
省エネ   SHOU-ENE save energy
断トツ  DANTOTSU   the top by far
酎ハイ  CHUUHAI    shochu highball
デパ地下 DEPACHIKA department store's basement food floor
どたキャン DOTAKyAN the last minute cancelation
豚カツ   TONKATU pork cutlet
懐メロ   NATSUMELO nostalgic melody
ボキャ貧  BOKyAHIN poor vocabulary
満タン   MAN'TAN full tank
メル友   MELUTOMO mail friend
ゆるキャラ MELUTOMO costumed mascot character
Created by: Yumi Yokobori



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