See also: Geisha

EnglishEdit

 
A geisha at work
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 芸者(げいしゃ) (geisha, artisan), from Middle Chinese (MC ŋiᴇiH, “art, craft”) + (MC t͡ɕiaX, “-er”).

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NounEdit

geisha (plural geisha or geishas)

  1. A Japanese female entertainer skilled in various arts such as tea ceremony, dancing, singing and calligraphy.

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FinnishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡei̯ʃɑ/, [ˈɡe̞i̯ʃɑ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡei̯sɑ/, [ˈɡe̞i̯s̠ɑ]

NounEdit

geisha

  1. A geisha.
  2. When used as modifier in compound terms, may also refer to "Geisha" chocolate brand, e.g. geishakakku, geishajäädyke.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of geisha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative geisha geishat
genitive geishan geishojen
partitive geishaa geishoja
illative geishaan geishoihin
singular plural
nominative geisha geishat
accusative nom. geisha geishat
gen. geishan
genitive geishan geishojen
geishainrare
partitive geishaa geishoja
inessive geishassa geishoissa
elative geishasta geishoista
illative geishaan geishoihin
adessive geishalla geishoilla
ablative geishalta geishoilta
allative geishalle geishoille
essive geishana geishoina
translative geishaksi geishoiksi
instructive geishoin
abessive geishatta geishoitta
comitative geishoineen
Possessive forms of geisha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person geishani geishamme
2nd person geishasi geishanne
3rd person geishansa

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 芸者.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛ.ʃa/, /ɡe.ʃa/, /ɡɛj.ʃa/

NounEdit

geisha f (plural geishas)

  1. geisha

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ItalianEdit

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NounEdit

geisha f (plural geishe)

  1. geisha

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

geisha

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げいしゃ

SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

geisha f (plural geisha)

  1. geisha

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Japanese 芸者.

NounEdit

geisha f (plural geishas)

  1. geisha

Further readingEdit


SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 芸者 (geisha, artisan).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

geisha (n class, plural geisha)

  1. geisha

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

geisha c

  1. geisha

DeclensionEdit

Declension of geisha 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative geisha geishan geishor geishorna
Genitive geishas geishans geishors geishornas

Derived termsEdit