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2-28-2008 @ 7:32PM
Gaijin means outsiders, not barbarians. Many languages work in a similar way, changing to suffix to slightly change the meaning. For example, Korean:Korea - HangukKorean (language)- HangukeoKorean (person) - HangukinKorean "alphabet" - HangulSo it's really not surprising at all that "or" can mean refuge.
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