okiya

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 置屋.

Noun[edit]

okiya (plural okiya)

  1. The lodging-house of a geisha.
    • 1997: My advice to you is: work very hard, and never leave the okiya without permission. — Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha (Vintage 1998, p. 43)

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɔˈcɪjɑ]
  • Hyphenation: o‧ki‧ya

Noun[edit]

okiya

  1. okiya

Declension[edit]