List: Words coming from German

Gairaigo: Words adopted from German

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アイス aisu

gairaigo  English origin  German origin  popular  noun  noun (generic)  abbreviation  archaism  colloquialism 

  • ice
  • ice cream, icecream
  • usurer, usury, loansharking
アルバイト arubaito

gairaigo  German origin  popular  JLPT N4  noun  noun (generic)  noun or participle taking the aux. verb する 

  • part-time job, side job
  • part-time worker
  • albite
アレルギー arerugi-

gairaigo  German origin  popular  noun  noun (generic)  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic) 

  • allergy
イデオロギー ideorogi-

gairaigo  German origin  popular  noun  noun (generic)  noun taking the genitive case particle の  adjective (generic) 

  • ideology
エネルギー enerugi-

gairaigo  German origin  popular  irregular reading  JLPT N3  physics  noun  noun (generic)  abbreviation 

  • energy
  • energy, strength, power, stamina, get-up-and-go
  • energy source, energy resource
  • food energy, calories
テーマ te-ma

gairaigo  German origin  popular  JLPT N2  noun  noun (generic) 

  • theme, topic, subject matter, motif, project, slogan
ドクター dokuta-

gairaigo  Dutch origin  German origin  popular  noun  noun (generic) 

  • doctor
ノイローゼ noiro-ze

gairaigo  German origin  popular  JLPT N1  noun  noun (generic) 

  • neurosis, nervous breakdown, mental problem, identity crisis, obsession
ミクロ mikuro

gairaigo  German origin  French origin  popular  な adjective  adjective (generic)  noun  noun (generic) 

  • micro
リード ri-do

gairaigo  German origin  popular  JLPT N1  noun  noun (generic)  noun or participle taking the aux. verb する  music 

  • lead, leading, taking the lead
  • lead (of a newspaper, etc.), lede
  • lead (wire)
  • lead (e.g. dog), leash
  • (sales) lead, prospective client
  • reed (of a musical instrument)
  • lied, German song, usually for solo voice and piano
  • read, reading
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