狂言

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Chinese[edit]

conceited; mad
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
simp. and trad.
(狂言)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

狂言

  1. (literary) crazy talk
  2. kyogen (Japanese comic theatre)

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (狂言):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: S
げん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

狂言 (hiragana きょうげん, rōmaji kyōgen)

  1. (kabuki) A play; a kabuki piece.
  2. (theater) Kyogen, a humorous theater piece, frequently presented as a comic interlude in a program of noh performances.
  3. A charade; a put-on; a performance meant to trick someone.