English has borrowed many words from other languages. In addition to Greek and Latin, English has words from many languages in every corner of the world. Here's a list of ten words borrowed from ten different languages:
ballet (French) -this is a dancing style which originated in France
coleslaw (Dutch) -in Dutch the word is koolsla, which means cabbage salad
dim sum (Chinese) - a style of Chinese cuisine especially popular in Hong Kong
karate (Japanese) -the literal meaning for this martial art is empty hand
kindergarten (German) -the literal translation is children's garden
paparazzi (Italian) -the singular of this word is paparazzo
paprika (Hungarian) -the spice and the fruit are very common in Hungarian cuisine
plaza (Spanish) - an open public area sometimes called a square
sheikh (Arabic) - a leader or ruler
taekwondo (Korea) - this popular martial art originated in Korea
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