傀儡女

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 傀儡 (kugutsu, puppet) +‎ (me, woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɯ̟ᵝɡɯ̟ᵝt͡sɨᵝme̞]

Noun[edit]

傀儡女 (hiragana くぐつめ, rōmaji kugutsume)

  1. a female artisan who wandered from place to place entertaining and performing with a puppet
  2. a prostitute

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