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やくざ, ヤクザ

yakuza, yakuza
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    professional gambler or ruffian (esp. a member of the Japanese mafia); yakuza (member)
    Example sentence
    やくざがひろしに試練課している The yakuza were tormenting Hiroshi.
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    uselessness; purposelessness
    Example sentence
    極道たち』は、1986、東映配給により公開されたヤクザ映画 Gang Wives is a Yakuza movie released in 1986 by Toei Distribution Network.

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