紙芝居

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
かみ
Grade: 2
しば
Grade: S

Grade: 5
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From  (かみ) (kami, paper) +  (しば) () (shibai, play, drama)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紙芝居 (hiragana かみしばい, rōmaji kamishibai, historical hiragana かみしばゐ)

  1. kamishibai: story told by revealing, one after another, sheets of paper with color pictures depicting scenes in the story

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9