onnagata

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 女形 (おんながた, onnagata), a compound of (おんな, onna, woman) + (かた, kata, form).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

onnagata (plural onnagatas)

  1. A male actor who plays female roles in Japanese kabuki theatre.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

onnagata

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おんながた