oyabun

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 親分, literally "foster parent".

Noun[edit]

oyabun (plural oyabuns or oyabun)

  1. The absolute leader of a yakuza clan. He has an advisor called a saiko-komon. Besides that he has an army of advocates, accountants, secretaries and advisors.

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Romanization[edit]

oyabun

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おやぶん