Engrish

What does engrish mean?

Bad Asian to English translation

A term that pokes fun at Eastern Asian people, who have a hard time pronouncing English "L" and "R" sounds, and therefore also poorly translate some things into English; popularized by many different bad English translations, such as a Japanese game, Zero Wing, where an evil enemy states, "All your base are belong to us."

Example

"Those Engrish pictures you sent me of billboards in Japan are hilarious!"

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Last Updated: October 6, 2014

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