yakuza

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese, やくざ Ya Ku Sa (8-9-3), a losing hand in Oicho-Kabu, a three-card game similar to blackjack.

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Noun[edit]

yakuza ‎(plural yakuza)

  1. A Japanese organized crime gang.
  2. A member of a Japanese organized crime gang.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese, やくざ

Noun[edit]

yakuza

  1. yakuza (organized crime group or its member)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of yakuza (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative yakuza yakuzat
genitive yakuzan yakuzoiden
yakuzoitten
yakuzojen
partitive yakuzaa yakuzoita
yakuzoja
illative yakuzaan yakuzoihin
singular plural
nominative yakuza yakuzat
accusative nom. yakuza yakuzat
gen. yakuzan
genitive yakuzan yakuzoiden
yakuzoitten
yakuzojen
yakuzainrare
partitive yakuzaa yakuzoita
yakuzoja
inessive yakuzassa yakuzoissa
elative yakuzasta yakuzoista
illative yakuzaan yakuzoihin
adessive yakuzalla yakuzoilla
ablative yakuzalta yakuzoilta
allative yakuzalle yakuzoille
essive yakuzana yakuzoina
translative yakuzaksi yakuzoiksi
instructive yakuzoin
abessive yakuzatta yakuzoitta
comitative yakuzoineen

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese, やくざ

Noun[edit]

yakuza m ‎(plural yakuzas)

  1. yakuza

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

yakuza

  1. rōmaji reading of やくざ