The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Amoy

2 Words Listed


Amoy Language Notes

Amoy is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Eastern China.

Two important food items come from this language.


WordMeaningNotes
ketchup fish brine This word came to English via Malay where it came to mean a tomato sauce.
tea   A refreshing drink which is almost a ritual in the UK.

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