Russian language, as well as many languages ​​of the world, is extremely ductile and hospitable.He is sensitive to the changing times, new hobbies of people.Each era when Russian swing open freely to the world, has contributed to the lexicon of Russian foreign words that are easy to take root and spread like a viral infection - airborne droplets.Therefore, even surprisingly, from the Japanese language and Japanese culture in the Russian language is steadily penetrated no more than twenty words.Perhaps this is due to the fact that Japanese words, unlike the German, French or Greek is not easy to translate, get used to, russified.

words brought about a samurai sword on



Thanks to American cinema, especially the 70-ies of the last century, the world is literally the art of combat ill - karate.The appearance on th
e screen is incredibly technical mastery of Bruce Lee, it won the hearts of many people, not only men but also women.Cinema thus brought to the Russian lexicon lot of warlike words: Ninja Kamikaze, harakiri, Banzai, samurai, karate, taekwondo, tsunami.Perhaps now it is not there a child who at an early age would not play in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and did not try to handle a samurai sword katana.

When children grow up, the boys love beautiful Japanese words, hear them in the movie, some of them remain.The only pity is that the essence of these words is not always clear to them.So sometimes in the streets of Russian cities can see places with strange names: "Harakiri" - round the clock delivery of sushi and rolls, or beauty salon "Geisha."Agree, the name, speaking about the art of ripping the stomach - the samurai ritual suicide - can alert a few slightly more knowledgeable visitors.As well as a beauty salon, which is so thanks again to the cinema, more reminiscent of a certain frivolity of manners than of highly educated women, entertain men singing, dancing and intellectual conversations on absolutely any topic.

words of peace and harmony



Following the cinema in Russian culture penetrated the art of traditional Japanese cuisine, and home decorating.And along with them, such as the words of peace: a kimono - traditional Japanese clothing, and now also some cut the sleeves of clothing;Origami - the ancient art of folding paper figures of rice for home decoration;Ikebana - the traditional Japanese art of arranging and preparation of compositions of flowers;Sakura - Japanese Cherry;haiku and tanka - genres of lyric poetry, which is often attracted to beginning poets;anime - cartoon strip characters, designed for teen and adult audiences;wasabi - spicy seasoning for dishes, tempura - a dish of seafood, fish and vegetables cooked in batter;fugue - a dangerous and amazingly tasty fish delicacy, sake - Japanese vodka.

many loan words we must such a sensei - teacher - as Kurosawa-san (san - respectful prefix to the name), Keanu Reeves-san, Marlon Brando-san, Murakami-san, Chkhartishvili-san and other distinguished figures of culture and artwho managed to captivate us strange and mysterious veil of romance and the Japanese code of honor.