• While all forms of the word mean“foreigner” or “outsider”, in practicegaikokujin and gaijin are commonly used to refer to raciallynon-Japanese groups, principally Caucasians. However the term isalso sometimes applied to ethnic Japanese-born and raised in othercountries.


  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift used theterms a lot in reference to the main white male. Gaijin isusually used as a derogative term.

    Subsequently, question is, what does Tokyo drifting mean? Tokyo drift. Sonia Apr 20, 2017, 4:21 AM. InSailing, the term refers to the act of over steering off the windresulting in an unintentional Jibe, and forcing the boat intoperforming a 360 degree turn before resuming its intendedcourse.

    Similarly, what do Japanese call foreigners?

    ?, [gai(d)?i?]; outsider, alien,Non-Japanese) is a Japanese word forforeigners and non-Japanese. The word is composed oftwo kanji: gai (?, outside) and jin (?, person). Similarlycomposed words that refer to foreign things include gaikoku(??, foreign country) and gaisha (??, foreigncar).

    What is a Baka Gaijin?

    ???. Baka (attested in the 14th century) means “afool” or “foolish.” Gaijin, the Japaneseword for “foreigner,” is attested in the13th-century.

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