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Opera in Chinese / Japanese...

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gē jù
kageki
Opera Vertical Wall Scroll

歌劇 is the Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja for opera.

This term applies in almost all cases to western opera versus Asian operas or musical plays.

Beijing Opera

jīng jù
Kyougeki
Beijing Opera Vertical Wall Scroll

京劇 is the title for "Beijing Opera."

Because it's the opera of the capital, this is seen as the national opera of China. Therefore, this title can also be translated as, "Classical Chinese Opera."

Monkey King

hóu wáng
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll

猴王 is the short title for "Monkey King." This can refer to the character made famous by the ancient novel, Journey to the West.

This literally reads "Monkey King." However, this title is open to interpretation, and could be used for someone who is the boss of the primate exhibit at the zoo, or certain characters in Chinese opera.


See Also:  Monkey Fist | Drunken Monkey




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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
Opera歌劇
歌剧
kagekigē jù / ge1 ju4 / ge ju / gejuko chü / kochü
Beijing Opera京劇
京剧
Kyougeki / Kyogekijīng jù / jing1 ju4 / jing ju / jingjuching chü / chingchü
Monkey King猴王hóu wáng / hou2 wang2 / hou wang / houwang
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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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition


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jìng / jing4
ching
 jō / じょう
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll
clean; completely; only; net (income, exports etc); (Chinese opera) painted face male role
(female given name) Jou
vimala. Clean, pure; to cleanse, purify; chastity. In Buddhism it also has reference to the place of cleansing, the latrine, etc. Also 浄 and 净; clear

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bái / bai2
pai
 haku / はく
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll
white; snowy; pure; bright; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear; in vain; gratuitous; free of charge; reactionary; anti-communist; funeral; to stare coldly; to write wrong character; to state; to explain; vernacular; spoken lines in opera
(1) white; (2) (See 鯔・ぼら・1) striped mullet fry (Mugil cephalus); (3) (See せりふ) speech; one's lines; (4) {mahj} white dragon tile; (5) {mahj} winning hand with a pung (or kong) of white dragon tiles; (6) (abbreviation) (archaism) (See 白人・1) white person; Caucasian; (n-pref,n-suf,n) (7) (abbreviation) (obscure) (See ベルギー) Belgium; (female given name) Yuki
White, pure, clear; make clear, inform; white

京劇


京剧

see styles
jīng jù / jing1 ju4
ching chü
 kyougeki;keigeki / kyogeki;kegeki / きょうげき;けいげき
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll
Beijing opera; CL:場|场[chang3],齣|出[chu1]
classical Chinese opera

卡門


卡门

see styles
kǎ mén / ka3 men2
k`a men / ka men
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll
Carmen (name); Carmen, 1875 opera by Georges Bizet 比才 based on novel by Prosper Mérimée 梅里美[Mei2 li3 mei3]

歌劇


歌剧

see styles
gē jù / ge1 ju4
ko chü
 kageki / かげき
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll
Western opera; CL:場|场[chang3],齣|出[chu1]
(See オペラ) opera

武術


武术

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wǔ shù / wu3 shu4
wu shu
 bujutsu / ぶじゅつ
Monkey King Vertical Wall Scroll
military skill or technique (in former times); all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development); self-defense; tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage); also called kungfu 功夫; CL:種|种[zhong3]
(1) {MA} martial arts; military arts; (2) (See 武術太極拳) wushu; modern sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts


see styles
/ ju4
chü
 geki / げき
theatrical work (play, opera, TV series etc); dramatic (change, increase etc); acute; severe
(1) drama; play; (2) (abbreviation) (abbr of 劇薬) powerful drug
strict

see styles
dàn / dan4
tan
 tan / はじむ
dawn; morning; daybreak; day; dan, female roles in Chinese opera (traditionally played by specialized male actors)
(given name) Hajimu
Dawn; dawn

see styles
/ mo4
mo
 matsu / まつ
tip; end; final stage; latter part; inessential detail; powder; dust; opera role of old man
(n-adv,n) (1) the end of; (2) powder; (surname, given name) Matsu
Branch, twig; end; dust; not; translit, ma, va, ba; cf. 摩; branch

see styles
piào / piao4
p`iao / piao
 hyou / hyo / ひょう
ticket; ballot; banknote; CL:張|张[zhang1]; person held for ransom; amateur performance of Chinese opera; classifier for groups, batches, business transactions
(n,n-suf,ctr) (1) (sometimes びょう, ぴょう as a suffix) vote; ballot; (n-suf,n) (2) label; ticket; tag; stub


see styles
shì / shi4
shih
 kazari / かざり
decoration; ornament; to decorate; to adorn; to hide; to conceal (a fault); excuse (to hide a fault); to play a role (in opera); to impersonate
(surname, female given name) Kazari
To adorn; gloss over; pretend. 裝飾; to decorate

OS

see styles
o s / o s
o s
(in a soap opera or movie) voice-over that makes a character's unspoken thoughts audible to the audience

三弦

see styles
sān xián / san1 xian2
san hsien
 sangen / さんげん
sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and long neck, used in folk music, opera and Chinese orchestra
three-stringed instrument; samisen

上場


上场

see styles
shàng chǎng / shang4 chang3
shang ch`ang / shang chang
 joujou / jojo / じょうじょう
on stage; to go on stage; to take the field
(noun/participle) (1) listing (on the stock exchange, etc.); taking a company public; (2) (See 上演) presentation (e.g. of a play, opera); performance; (surname) Kanba

上演

see styles
shàng yǎn / shang4 yan3
shang yen
 jouen / joen / じょうえん
to screen (a movie); to stage (a play); a screening; a staging
(noun/participle) performance (of a play, opera, etc.); staging; presentation

丑角

see styles
chǒu jué / chou3 jue2
ch`ou chüeh / chou chüeh
clown role in opera; clown; buffoon

乾旦

see styles
qián dàn / qian2 dan4
ch`ien tan / chien tan
male actor playing the female role (Chinese opera)

二黃


二黄

see styles
èr huáng / er4 huang2
erh huang
one of the two chief types of music in Chinese opera; Peking opera; also written 二簧[er4 huang2]; see also 西皮[xi1 pi2]

京戲


京戏

see styles
jīng xì / jing1 xi4
ching hsi
Beijing opera; CL:齣|出[chu1]

京胡

see styles
jīng hú / jing1 hu2
ching hu
 kyouko / kyoko / きょうこ
jinghu, a smaller, higher-pitched erhu 二胡 (two-stringed fiddle) used to accompany Chinese opera; also called 京二胡
jinghu (2-stringed Chinese instrument played with a bow); (female given name) Kyouko

亮相

see styles
liàng xiàng / liang4 xiang4
liang hsiang
to strike a pose (Chinese opera); (fig.) to make a public appearance; to come out in public (revealing one's true personality, opinions etc); (of a product) to appear on the market or at a trade show etc

侗劇


侗剧

see styles
dòng jù / dong4 ju4
tung chü
Dong opera

倒倉


倒仓

see styles
dǎo cāng / dao3 cang1
tao ts`ang / tao tsang
to transfer grain from a store (e.g. to sun it); voice breaking (of male opera singer in puberty)

倒嗓

see styles
dǎo sǎng / dao3 sang3
tao sang
(of a singer) to lose one's voice; (male opera singer's) voice change (at puberty)

假嗓

see styles
jiǎ sǎng / jia3 sang3
chia sang
falsetto (in opera)

做功

see styles
zuò gōng / zuo4 gong1
tso kung
to act (in opera); stage business

做派

see styles
zuò pài / zuo4 pai4
tso p`ai / tso pai
way of doing something; behavior; to act in an affected manner; mannerism; gestures in opera

儺戲


傩戏

see styles
nuó xì / nuo2 xi4
no hsi
Anhui local opera

內場


内场

see styles
nèi chǎng / nei4 chang3
nei ch`ang / nei chang
inner area (of a place that has an outer area); the kitchen of a restaurant (as opposed to the dining area); infield (baseball etc); (Chinese opera) the area behind the table on the stage

全本

see styles
quán běn / quan2 ben3
ch`üan pen / chüan pen
 zenmoto / ぜんもと
whole edition; whole performance (of Chinese opera)
(surname) Zenmoto

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