太鼓持ち

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  • たいこもち taikomochi

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  • noun
    professional jester, professional entertainer, comedian, buffoon
    • see also: 
  • flatterer, sycophant, brown-noser
    • Schmeichler
      • professioneller Spaßmacher, Narr
        • talpnyaló
          • 1) шут, {~をする} быть шутом, 2) подпевала, прихвостень; подхалим

            Kanji in this word

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            • 4 strokes

              plump, thick, big around

            • 13 strokes

              drum, beat, rouse, muster

            • 9 strokes

              hold, have