部落民

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
らく
Grade: 3
みん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

部落民 (hiragana ぶらくみん, rōmaji Burakumin)

  1. Burakumin (modern-day descendants of Japan's feudal outcast group)
  2. A Japanese social minority group of Korean, Chinese descent.

Usage notes[edit]

The Japanese government has prohibited the printing of this word in dictionaries across Japan.