口寄せ

JapaneseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of (kuchi, mouth) +‎ 寄せ (yose, drawing near), the stem noun form of verb 寄せる (yoseru, to make something draw near).

NounEdit

口寄せ (hiragana くちよせ, romaji kuchiyose)

  1. spiritualism, spiritism: channelling, summoning spirits and giving them a voice
  2. a medium, a spiritualist

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VerbEdit

口寄せ + する (hiragana くちよせする, romaji kuchiyose suru)

  1. to act as a medium, to communicate with spirits, to give voice to the dead

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