geisha

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English[edit]

A geisha at work
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 芸者 (geisha, artisan), from Middle Chinese (MC ŋiᴇiH, “art, craft”) + (MC t͡ɕiaX, “-er”).

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Noun[edit]

geisha (plural geisha or geishas)

  1. A Japanese female entertainer skilled in various arts such as tea ceremony, dancing, singing and calligraphy.

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Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

geisha

  1. A geisha.
  2. When used as modifier in compound terms, may also refer to "Geisha" chocolate brand, e.g. geishakakku, geishajäädyke.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of geisha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative geisha geishat
genitive geishan geishojen
partitive geishaa geishoja
illative geishaan geishoihin
singular plural
nominative geisha geishat
accusative nom. geisha geishat
gen. geishan
genitive geishan geishojen
geishainrare
partitive geishaa geishoja
inessive geishassa geishoissa
elative geishasta geishoista
illative geishaan geishoihin
adessive geishalla geishoilla
ablative geishalta geishoilta
allative geishalle geishoille
essive geishana geishoina
translative geishaksi geishoiksi
instructive geishoin
abessive geishatta geishoitta
comitative geishoineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 芸者.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛʃa/, /ɡɛjʃa/

Noun[edit]

geisha f (plural geishas)

  1. geisha

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

geisha f (plural geishe)

  1. geisha

Japanese[edit]

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geisha

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げいしゃ

Sicilian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

geisha f (plural geisha)

  1. geisha

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

geisha f (plural geishas)

  1. geisha