buraku

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From Japanese 部落民 ‎(burakumin)

NounEdit

buraku ‎(uncountable)

  1. (often italicized) The burakumin, a Japanese minority group descended from feudal outcast communities
    • 2009, January 16, “Norimitsu Onishi”[New York Times], Japan’s Outcasts Still Wait for Society’s Embrace:
      How far have they come since Japan began carrying out affirmative action policies for the buraku four decades ago, mirroring the American civil rights movement?

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NounEdit

buraku

  1. locative singular of burak
  2. vocative singular of burak
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