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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Etymology 1Edit

 
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NounEdit

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

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