画伯

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
はく
Grade: S
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

画伯 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 畫伯, hiragana がはく, rōmaji gahaku, historical hiragana ぐわはく)

  1. artist; painter
  2. Respectful term of address for an artist or painter.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes used to refer ironically to people who are known to draw wonderfully abnormal drawings.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN