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The katakana words are often English, but it still takes some time to realize that to-re is 'toilet'



I think every native English speaker in Japan has had the experience of carefully deciphering a long string of katakana in a restaurant menu, only to realize that they've just successfully translated Japanese to Italian...


ズボン is definitely one of my favorite katakana words.


It's actually トイレ which is toire in romaji and is pronounced toileh roughly in English. I actually never had trouble with it personally. Although I struggle with other katakana words...




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