漫才

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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EtymologyEdit

This form coined in 1933 by Yoshimoto Kōgyō, from 万才 by changing the first character. This form popularized by 大阪万才 Osaka manzai (the Osaka region’s variant), from 万歳, from original 萬歳 by simplification of the first character.

NounEdit

漫才 (hiragana まんざい, romaji manzai)

  1. Japanese double act stand-up comedy
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