There are a lot of crazy combinations of English words and translations that don't make sense. Is there a specific term that identifies this?

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There is 和製英語 wasei eigo "Japanese English" for pseudo-English Made in Japan, e.g. アイスキャンディー ice candy "popsicle", etc.

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There are also loanwords of Japanese origin (often hybrids from different languages):

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