koken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 後見 (kokenn, "a staff in noh and kabuki").

Note: In Japanese, a black-clad person is referred as 黒衣 (kuroko), and 黒衣 is one of the 後見 in noh and kabuki.

Noun[edit]

koken (plural kokens)

  1. (theater) A black-clad person who enters the stage to rearrange the set, unremarked by the actors

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoː.kə(n)/
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Verb[edit]

koken (past singular kookte, past participle gekookt)

  1. (transitive) to cook
  2. (ergative) to boil
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) to be very angry, to seethe with anger

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Romanization[edit]

koken

  1. rōmaji reading of こけん