Here's a great Japanese word - 親子丼.
A little sadistic, but fun, right?
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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.
Have you ever heard of Oaykodon? Oyakodon is a popular Japanese food that literally means Parent and Child over rice. How did this bizarrely named dish get its name? Watch this episode of Japanese Word Origins to find out!
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他人丼 (Tanindon) picture provided by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ngawa/
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