Did you ever wonder where Japanese words came from? Word origins are not only an interesting way to see how language developed, but it is also great for remembering vocabulary. In this series, we will show you the origins of some common words and phrases in the Japanese language.
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In our first lesson, we will take a look at the word Baka. This can be either harsh or light-hearted depending on how it is used, but where did it come from? Watch this video to find out.
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