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おもて, おも, も, もて

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • face
  • surface
  • mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)

地方

ちほう, じかた

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
  • area,locality,district,region,province
  • countryside,rural area
  • coast (esp. as seen from the water)
  • person singing ballads in noh,person in charge of music in a Japanese dance performance

見方

みかた

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • viewpoint,point of view
  • way of understanding,way of appreciating,how to look at something (e.g. noh, train schedule)

きゅう

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
  • urgent,sudden,abrupt
  • sharp,steep,precipitous
  • rapid,swift,fast
noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • emergency,crisis
  • hurrying,haste
  • (in gagaku or noh) end of a song

のう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
  • talent,gift,function
  • noh (theatre)

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • (in gagaku or noh) middle section of a song

切り, 限り, 限

きり

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • end,finish,stop
  • bounds,limits
  • delivery date (of a futures contract)
  • finale (of a noh song),end of an act (in joruri or kabuki),final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
suffix, counter
  • counter for slices (esp. thick slices),counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)
particle
  • only,just
  • since
  • remaining (in a particular state)

狂言

きょうげん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • kyogen,farce presented between noh plays or during the interlude of a noh play
  • kabuki play,kabuki performance
  • make-believe,ruse,trick

隅, 角

すみ, すま

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
  • corner,nook,recess
noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • downstage right (on a noh stage)

仕手, 為手

して

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • doer,performer
  • protagonist (in noh or kyogen),hero,leading part,main character
  • speculator (in trading)

能楽

のうがく

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • Noh play

曇る

くもる

Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
  • to get cloudy,to cloud over,to become overcast
  • to cloud up,to fog up,to mist up,to become dim
  • to be gloomy,to be clouded (expression),to be downcast
  • to look slightly downward (of a noh mask; indicating sadness, grief, etc.)

照る

てる

Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
  • to shine
  • to look slightly upward (of a noh mask; indicating joy, etc.)

太夫, 大夫

たゆう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • high-ranking Noh actor
  • head of a school of noh performance
  • high ranking courtesan (esp. in Yoshiwara) (Edo-period)
  • joruri narrator,manzai narrator
  • female role actor in kabuki
  • low ranking priest in a Shinto shrine
  • lord steward (formerly the fifth court rank)

立ち回り, 立回り

たちまわり

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • fight,scuffle
  • walking about,walking around
  • conducting oneself
  • stroll (in Noh, an action piece involving circling the stage)

謡, 謡い

うたい

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh chanting,recitation

謡曲

ようきょく

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh song

能面

のうめん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh mask

猿楽, 申楽, 散楽

さるがく, さるごう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • sarugaku (form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries)
  • noh
  • fooling around

能役者

のうやくしゃ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh actor

地謡

じうたい

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh chorus

能狂言

のうきょうげん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh farce,noh interlude

囃子方

はやしかた

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • (noh) musician,orchestra leader

白州, 白洲, 白沙

しらす

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • bar of white sand
  • gravel separating a noh stage from the audience
  • court of law(in the Edo period)

猿楽能

さるがくのう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • noh