waka gashira

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Japanese Yakuza hierarchy

Noun[edit]

waka gashira (plural waka gashira)

  1. Middle man in practice right under the Yakuza clan leader, the oyabun. The waka gashira sees to it that the oyabun's orders are carried out correctly by the wakashu.

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