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二人羽織

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
にん
Grade: 1
は > ば
Grade: 2
おり
Grade: 5

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 二人 (ninin, two people; tandem) +‎ 羽織 (haori, a traditional Japanese garment, kind of loose over-jacket).[1][2] The haori changes to baori as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) にんばおり [nìníńbáꜜòrì] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɲ̟iɲ̟ĩmba̠o̞ɾʲi]

NounEdit

二人羽織 (hiragana ににんばおり, rōmaji nininbaori)

  1. a kind of comedy performance, wherein one person wears a 羽織 (haori) with their arms not in the sleeves and their head and face free and visible as normal, and another person behind slips into the same haori and puts their arms through the sleeves with the back of the haori over their own head, and then, without being able to see, tries to feed the first person

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN