seiyuu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 声優 (seiyū せいゆう), from Middle Chinese (ʃjeng "sound", "voice") + (ʔjuw "actor").

Noun[edit]

seiyuu (plural seiyuu)

  1. Voice actors and actresses for characters in a native language version anime, a video game, a radio broadcast or an advertisement in Japan. Japanese equivalent for voice actor and voice actress.

Verb[edit]

to seiyuu

  1. (transitive) To lend a Japanese voice to (a character).
  2. (intransitive) To voice act in Japanese.