巫子

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Japanese[edit]

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Hyōgaiji Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

巫子 (hiragana いちこ, romaji ichiko)

  1. An unmarried woman who serves at a Shintō shrine, helping to receive visitors and performing 神楽 (kagura) dances at ceremonies, among other responsibilities.
  2. An unmarried woman who serves a deity as a medium to convey oracles.

Noun[edit]

巫子 (hiragana いたこ, romaji itako)

  1. An unmarried woman who serves at a Shintō shrine, helping to receive visitors and performing 神楽 (kagura) dances at ceremonies, among other responsibilities.
  2. An unmarried woman who serves a deity as a medium to convey oracles.
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