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 had Monjayaki? This food is famous around Tokyo and may not be the prettiest food, but is delicious. Do you know where the word Monjayaki comes from? This video will teach you about the origin of this name.
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