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. (intransitive) to boil
  2. (transitive) to boil
  3. (transitive) to cook, to prepare food
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) to be very angry, to seethe with anger

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Romanization[edit]

koken

  1. rōmaji reading of こけん