Definition of Gaijin

1. Noun. A non-Japanese person. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaijin

1. a foreigner in Japan [n GAIJIN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaijin

gahnite
gahnites
gai-lan
gai choi
gaiaism
gaiatsu
gaid
gaida
gaidas
gaidic
gaidic acid
gaidonnayite
gaids
gaieties
gaiety
gaijin (current term)
gaijin card
gaijin rikishi
gaijins
gailan
gailer
gailers
gaillard
gaillardia
gaillardias
gailliarde
gailliardes
gaily
gain
gain'd

Literary usage of Gaijin

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1. Five Hundred Fun Facts About Japan by DIANE Publishing Company, Dorothy Perkins (1994)
"The Japanese refer to all non-Japanese as gaijin. an abbreviation of gaikokujin. ... In social usage, however, gaijin is also applied to members of ethnic ..."

2. Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked Into Debt Bondage in Japan by Kinsey Dinan (2000)
"For a more detailed analysis of Japanese officials' misleading use of arrest statistics to stigmatize foreigners, see Jens Wilkinson, "gaijin Crime? ..."

3. The Russians on the Amur: Its Discovery, Conquest, and Colonization, with a by Ernest George Ravenstein (1861)
"Maack describes a temple of Confu-tze which he found standing in the midst of a grove of oak-trees, near the river gaijin. It is a square house, ..."

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