子役

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
やく
Grade: 3
yutōyomi

Noun[edit]

子役 (hiragana こやく, romaji koyaku)

  1. role for a child in a play, movie, TV show, etc.
  2. child actor
    • 1938, 島崎藤村, 新生:
      人形 (にんぎょう)のように (しろ) ()った (おとこ)子役 (こやく) (かお)岸本 (きしもと) () (うつ)った。
      ningyō no yō ni shiroku nutta otoko no koyaku no kao ga kishimoto no me ni utsutta.
      Kishimoto saw the face of the boy actor which was painted white like a doll's.