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condominium ; apartment house


この マンションの やちんは つき 8まんえんです。

The rent for this condominium is 80,000 yen a month.

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Foreign words in Katakana

Japanese has lots of English loan words, usually written in Katakana. However, when applied to Japanese, many of these Japanese-English terms are used to convey a meaning quite different from the English origin. For example; a Japanese "manshon" refers to a medium or high-ris e apartment, flat or condominium, while in English "mansion" usually means a huge residence.