Gaijin


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Gaijin

Japanese term used to describe a non-Japanese investor in Japan (outside person). A more polite version of the same word is gaikokujin which means outside country person.

Gaijin

The Japanese word for foreigner. The term is often used to describe non-Japanese persons and organizations who invest in Japanese securities.
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Dusty could be regarded as a mere gaijin, but Harry is different owing to his relationship with Eiko Tanaka, a sister of Ken and a bar owner.
The head chef and co-owner at Gaijin - which means the "outside person" - will be recognisable to Birmingham's sushi lovers.
Japan Inc has 117 trillion yen in cash on corporate balance sheet and the government pension fund, let alone gaijin investors, can well increase allocations to Japanese equities in 2018.
Another combat flight simulator called War Thunder is available from developer Gaijin Entertainment.
Em 1980, dentre outras, destacam-se Tizuka Yamasaki, com Gaijin, Caminhos da liberdade e Suzana Amaral com a adaptacao do livro de Clarice Lispector, A hora da estrela.
The Japanese word for "foreigner" - gaijin - comprises the words for "outside" and "person." The implication is that non-Japanese people can never truly understand Japanese culture.
Born disabled, Jewish, gay -- used to being an outsider in America -- the author realizes, to his surprise, that in Japan, none of these identities holds as much significance as being a gaijin. Foreignness becomes a complex privilege that removes barriers, while anxieties about disability recede in the presence of people who regard it as a "physical fact."
It later began to apply to "North Atlantic merchant sailors, Caribbean au pairs in the United States, Egyptian guest workers in Iraq, Japanese women who take gaijin lovers".
Gaijin Entertainment has announced a new first-person shooter for the PC that is set in World War II. The game, called "Enlisted," features a squad-based online multiplayer system, as well as a campaign mode based on real-life historical battles.
Another one, Apache: Air Assault made by Russian video game studio Gaijin Entertainment, also features Russian troops attacking IS targets in Syria.
Whereas most gaijin are used to ordering first and finding a seat later, Japanese customers know they're supposed to grab a table, leave their possessions there, and then go to the counter to make their purchases.