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Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Etymology 1Edit

 
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NounEdit

黒子 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 黑子, hiragana ほくろ, rōmaji hokuro, alternative reading こくし, rōmaji kokushi, alternative reading はさくそ, rōmaji hasakuso, alternative reading ははくろ, rōmaji hahakuro, alternative reading ほくそ, rōmaji hokuso)

  1. mole on the face

Etymology 2Edit

Sound change from 黒衣 (kurogo).

NounEdit

黒子 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 黑子, hiragana くろこ, rōmaji kuroko)

  1. stagehand in kabuki and bunraku (who dresses fully in black)
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