花魁

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  • おいらん oiran

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  • archaismslangnoun
    courtesan, prostitute, oiran
    • Kurtisane, Oiran (hochrangige Prostituierte der Edo-Zeit; ein bestimmte Klasse der lizenzierten Prostituierten in den Bordellen Yoshiwaras und der Vergnügungsviertel Edos; Oiran unterhielten ihre Kunden in gut ausgestatteten Räumlichkeiten und hatten oft mehrere Diener, die sich um ihre Bedürfnisse kümmerten; ein alltäglicher Anblick war der Oiran dōchū, der Zug der Oiran in ihrem feinsten Kimono begleitet von ihren Bediensteten)
      • örömlány, prostituált
        • (уст.) ойран (куртизанка высшего ранга)
          • prostituta, ramera
            • kurtisan

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              • 7 strokes

                flower

              • 14 strokes

                charging ahead of others