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  • Hello! I'm Hannah.

  • Apparently I'm prone to catching colds.

  • My voice is really raspy again.

  • Since I can't sing I thought I'd...

  • do something different today.

  • There are lots of English words in Japanese.

  • but sometimes the English meaning is completely different.

  • It's called ''wasei eigo''(Japanese English)

  • As an English bod.

  • I find it hilarious.

  • So, I'm going to tell you the meanings in English and Japanese.

  • It'd be pretty boring with just me though.

  • So I'm going to get my brother to help. Since he doesn't know Japanese.

  • Hi, David!

  • Hello, Hannah.

  • This is my brother, David.

  • Hello, I'm David.

  • oh my god.

  • ウィンカー

  • Yes, that is winker.

  • No one uses that in English.

  • I know. It's to do with the car.

  • What's the word. Indicator!

  • Yes. -Yes!

  • Blinker for you, Americans.

  • Blinker did not have the indicators.

  • They don't indicate.

  • They blink.

  • サービス

  • Service

  • Give me a clue.

  • If you went to a restaurant,

  • They will give you a service.

  • That is the same thing.

  • It does have that meaning. -Yes.

  • Same as the English.

  • But it have the another meaning as well.

  • So they give you something for free.

  • It's kind of weird, undertone to hear that.

  • Here is the service.

  • スキンシップ

  • Boat made out of fresh?

  • Clue please, Hannah.

  • Is to do with like human interaction.

  • Hugging.

  • So is like touching the skin, skin ship.

  • That's basically right.

  • oh, really, that's creepy as hell.

  • It's just touching, skin ship.

  • ワンピース

  • That's an anime.

  • I'm gonna go with pirate. It's a pirate. - No.

  • It's a boring jigsaw.

  • It's type of clothing.

  • A bra. -No.

  • Is it swimming suit?

  • No, that would make sense.

  • It's a dress. - Gocha.

  • ジェットコースター

  • Jet Coaster. -Yup.

  • That obviously a roller coaster.

  • Umm. ok.

  • Is it? - Yeah.

  • マンション

  • Give me a clue.

  • It's a dwelling.

  • Ok, so it's residential. -Residential.

  • And it is not a mansion. - It's not a mansion.

  • Apartment.

  • It's a apartment building.

  • I lived in a mansion.

  • Technically it had three rooms.

  • Welcome to my mansion.

  • ガッツポーズ

  • Guts pose

  • What is it.

  • It basically goes.

  • Oh, like a success pose. - Yeah.

  • So, this is a guts pose.

  • You will like this one. -OK.

  • ソープランド

  • Soap Land. -Yes.

  • Is it a bathroom. -No

  • That would be good. - Clue.

  • um. It's dodgy.

  • It's a type of brothels.

  • Let the girl wash them.

  • Soap Land.

  • Soap Land.

  • Good clean fun.

  • トレーナー

  • Trainer.

  • oh, trainer.

  • Is it a trainers? - No.

  • What is it?

  • It's a jumper.

  • Or a sweater for Americans.

  • Trainer oh, cuz you train in it.

  • Wait, no, you wouldn't train in a jumper, you'll get really hot. -Yeah.

  • Stupid Japanese.

  • If トレーナー is a jumper, What is ジャンパー.

  • A trainer. Is it a jum pie.

  • Jum pie.

  • It's a type of jacket.

  • What!?

  • You'll get this one.

  • But I just put it in cuz I thought it was cute.

  • Ok, go for it.

  • ドクターヘリ

  • Short for ドクターヘリコプター

  • Dr. helicopter.

  • What's that?

  • It's an air ambulance.

  • Oh, that's amazing.

  • アメリカンドッグ

  • Is that a word for foreigner?

  • It's a type of food.

  • oh, hot dog. -No.

  • Is it dog?

  • It's a corn dog.

  • It's like a hot dog, isn't it? -No.

  • ベースアップ

  • I like this one.

  • You never gonnna get this one.

  • It makes no sense.

  • Is it fishing? -No.

  • It's to do with business.

  • You wanna me to tell you. -Yes.

  • It's to increase salary.

  • ベースアップ

  • That is amazing.

  • ファッションヘルス

  • Is that if you look good or not?

  • Your fashion health.

  • It's fashion health, but is not what it means.

  • It means the same as something else that we already had.

  • A brothels. -Yup.

  • バージンロード

  • oh, virgin.

  • Virgin.

  • Virgin load.

  • Road.

  • Virgin road.

  • Is that a new road? -No

  • What is it ?

  • The aisle the bride walks down.

  • This is the last one.

  • ニューハーフ

  • New Half.

  • Is like a husband and wife. - No.

  • It's a type of person.

  • It's a man,

  • who has had a sex change.

  • A new half. - New Half.

  • 新しい半分

  • Complete the end is it.

  • This is David.

  • Bye Bye!

  • You remember this.

  • Yeah, I did.

  • Well done.

Hello! I'm Hannah.

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【和製英語】 PART 1(Japanese English)

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    Kana kawai posted on 2016/06/24
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