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There are 48 total results for your Dancer search.

Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition


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wǔ zhě / wu3 zhe3
wu che
 Vertical Wall Scroll


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wǔ dǎo jiā / wu3 dao3 jia1
wu tao chia
 Vertical Wall Scroll


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 odoriko / おどりこ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
dancer (usu. female)

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chàng / chang4
ch`ang / chang
to initiate; to instigate; to introduce; to lead

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object held by dancer

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shuò / shuo4
to hit sb with a pole; (archaic) pole held by a dancer


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 ninjou;hitoosa / ninjo;hitoosa / にんじょう;ひとおさ (archaism) chief kagura dancer (of kagura performed at the imperial palace); (surname) Hitoosa


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bàn wǔ / ban4 wu3
pan wu
to be a dancing partner to sb; to perform as a backup dancer; taxi dancer (hired dancing partner); escort



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pái yōu / pai2 you1
p`ai yu / pai yu
 haiyuu / haiyu / はいゆう
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 役者・1) actor; actress; player; performer


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 boushi / boshi / ぼうし cap worn by masked dancer (cap covers hair and nape and reaches to the shoulders); (personal name) Boushi


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 otokomai / おとこまい (1) dance where a female dancer dresses up as a man (late Heian to early Kamakura period); (2) noh dance performed by a man without a mask


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 maibito;maiudo;mainin / まいびと;まいうど;まいにん dancer (esp. a bugaku dancer)


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 maihime(p);buki / まいひめ(P);ぶき female dancer; dancing girl; danseuse; (female given name) Mano


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wǔ zī / wu3 zi1
wu tzu
 maisugata / まいすがた
dancer's posture and movement
dancing figure; one's appearance when dancing; dancing posture



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wǔ niáng / wu3 niang2
wu niang
female dancer


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 maiougi / maiogi / まいおうぎ dancer's fan; (female given name) Mao


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 maite / まいて dancer; (place-name) Moude


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 haneto / はねと (See ねぶた) Nebuta festival dancer


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 youko / yoko / ようこ (irregular okurigana usage) dancer (usu. female); (female given name) Youko


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 odorite / おどりて (irregular okurigana usage) dancer



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nà luó / na4 luo2
na lo
 nara / なら
(place-name) Nara
Naṭa; cf. 那吒; a dancer or actor 伎戲; or perhaps narya, manly, strong, one definition being 力; naṭa


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 nanabake / ななばけ (1) (See 七変化・しちへんげ・3) kabuki dance in which the dancer quickly changes his clothes seven times; (2) the seven common disguises of ninja


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 shichihenge;shichihenge / しちへんげ;シチヘンゲ (1) (kana only) (See ランタナ) lantana (plant, flower); (2) (See アジサイ) hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla); (3) kabuki dance in which the dancer quickly changes his clothes seven times; (personal name) character from Cutie Honey (anime); Yamato Nadeshiko Shichihenge (anime, manga title); Shichihenge Tanuki Goten (1954 movie)


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gōng jì guǐ / gong1 ji4 gui3
kung chi kuei
 kugi ki
Nata, a dancer; the skilful or wily one, i. e. the heart or mind; artful spirit



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lín huái mín / lin2 huai2 min2
lin huai min
Lin Hwai-Min (1947-), Taiwanese choreographer and dancer


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 tachikata / たちかた (1) way of standing; (2) dancer (in a Japanese dance performance)


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 bugakumen / ぶがくめん mask worn by a bugaku dancer


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 buyouka / buyoka / ぶようか dancer; dancing master (mistress)


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 odorite / おどりて dancer


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 dansaa / dansa / ダンサー dancer


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 shichihenge / シチヘンゲ (1) (kana only) lantana (plant, flower); (2) hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla); (3) kabuki dance in which the dancer quickly changes his clothes seven times


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 tachikata / たちかた (1) way of standing; (2) (See 地方・じかた・1) dancer (in a Japanese dance performance)


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 tappudansaa / tappudansa / タップダンサー tap dancer


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 bakkudansaa / bakkudansa / バックダンサー backup dancer (wasei: back dancer); background dancer


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 bareedansaa / bareedansa / バレエダンサー ballet dancer


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 tappu dansaa / tappu dansa / タップ・ダンサー tap dancer


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 baree dansaa / baree dansa / バレエ・ダンサー ballet dancer


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 purobareedansaa / purobareedansa / プロバレエダンサー (abbreviation) professional ballet dancer


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 akurobattodansaa / akurobattodansa / アクロバットダンサー acrobatic dancer; contortionist


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 odorite / おどりて dancer


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 akurobatto dansaa / akurobatto dansa / アクロバット・ダンサー acrobatic dancer; contortionist


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 puro baree dansaa / puro baree dansa / プロ・バレエ・ダンサー (abbreviation) professional ballet dancer


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 odoriko / おどりこ dancer (usu. female)


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 tappudansaa;tappu dansaa / tappudansa;tappu dansa / タップダンサー;タップ・ダンサー tap dancer


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 bakkudansaa;bakku dansaa / bakkudansa;bakku dansa / バックダンサー;バック・ダンサー backup dancer (wasei: back dancer); background dancer


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 bareedansaa;baree dansaa / bareedansa;baree dansa / バレエダンサー;バレエ・ダンサー ballet dancer


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 purobareedansaa;puro baree dansaa / purobareedansa;puro baree dansa / プロバレエダンサー;プロ・バレエ・ダンサー (abbreviation) professional ballet dancer


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 akurobattodansaa;akurobatto dansaa / akurobattodansa;akurobatto dansa / アクロバットダンサー;アクロバット・ダンサー acrobatic dancer; contortionist

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 48 results for "Dancer" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

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Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

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