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The name Dancer in Chinese / Japanese...

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 wǔ
 mai
 
Dance Scroll

舞 is the simplest way to write dance in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

It can also be translated as to dance, to wield, to brandish, or to circle.

舞 reads more clearly as dance in Chinese than it does in Japanese (see our two-character word for dancing if you want to be absolutely clear in both languages).

Dance / Dancing

 wǔ dǎo
 butou
Dance / Dancing Scroll

舞蹈 is the clearest way to express the art of dancing in Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

If you are a dancer or love the art of dance, this is the calligraphy selection for you.

 buyou
Dance Scroll

舞踊 is the most proper term for dance or dancing in Japanese.

The first Kanji means “dance,” and the second means to jump or leap. Together, they are just a strong way to say “dance” (the second Kanji just clarifies the first - nobody will translate this as “dance jumping”).

Dancer

Classic Chinese

 wǔ zhě
Dancer Scroll

舞者 is the classic or literary way to say dancer in Chinese.

This is probably the most eloquent way to say dancer and the most appropriate for a wall scroll.

Dancer

Modern Chinese Version

 wǔ dǎo jiā
Dancer Scroll

舞蹈家 is the modern way to say dancer in Chinese.

 odoriko
Dancer Scroll

踊り子 means dancer in Japanese.

This title usually refers to a female dancer.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

舞者

see styles
wǔ zhě
    wu3 zhe3
wu che

More info & calligraphy:

Dancer
dancer

舞蹈家

see styles
wǔ dǎo jiā
    wu3 dao3 jia1
wu tao chia

More info & calligraphy:

Dancer
dancer

踊り子

see styles
 odoriko
    おどりこ

More info & calligraphy:

Dancer
dancer (usu. female)

see styles
chàng
    chang4
ch`ang
    chang
 shō
to initiate; to instigate; to introduce; to lead
dancer

see styles

    fu2
fu
object held by dancer

see styles
shuò
    shuo4
shuo
to hit sb with a pole; (archaic) pole held by a dancer

人長

see styles
 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

伴舞

see styles
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

俳優


俳优

see styles
pái yōu
    pai2 you1
p`ai yu
    pai yu
 haiyuu / haiyu
    はいゆう
(See 役者・1) actor; actress; player; performer
dancer

男舞

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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

舞人

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

舞姫

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

舞姿

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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

舞孃


舞娘

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wǔ niáng
    wu3 niang2
wu niang
female dancer

舞扇

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

舞手

see styles
 maite
    まいて
dancer; (place-name) Moude

跳人

see styles
 haneto
    はねと
(See ねぶた) Nebuta festival dancer

踊子

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

踊手

see styles
 odorite
    おどりて
(irregular okurigana usage) dancer

那羅


那罗

see styles
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.

七変化

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

工伎鬼

see styles
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.

林懷民


林怀民

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

立ち方

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

舞楽面

see styles
 bugakumen
    ぶがくめん
mask worn by a bugaku dancer

舞踊家

see styles
 buyouka / buyoka
    ぶようか
dancer; dancing master; dancing mistress

踊り手

see styles
 odorite
    おどりて
dancer

シチヘンゲ

see styles
 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

Variations:
立方
立ち方

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

タップダンサー

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

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Dancemaiwǔ / wu3 / wu
Dance
Dancing
舞蹈butou / butowǔ dǎo / wu3 dao3 / wu dao / wudaowu tao / wutao
Dance舞踴
舞踊
buyou / buyo
Dancer舞者wǔ zhě / wu3 zhe3 / wu zhe / wuzhewu che / wuche
Dancer舞蹈家wǔ dǎo jiā
wu3 dao3 jia1
wu dao jia
wudaojia
wu tao chia
wutaochia
Dancer踊り子odoriko
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.


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