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Meaning of "maiko" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MAIKO

From Japanese, literally: dancer.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIKO

maiko  [ˈmaɪkəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIKO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Maiko is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIKO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

maiko

Maiko

Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance, play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba, regardless of their origins.

Definition of maiko in the English dictionary

The definition of maiko in the dictionary is an apprentice geisha.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIKO


charneco
ˈtʃɑːnɪkəʊ
classico
ˈklæsɪkəʊ
Draco
ˈdreɪkəʊ
frigorifico
ˌfrɪɡəˈrɪfɪkəʊ
haricot
ˈhærɪkəʊ
mistico
ˈmɪstɪkəʊ
patrico
ˈpætrɪkəʊ
portico
ˈpɔːtɪkəʊ
psycho
ˈsaɪkəʊ
sicko
ˈsɪkəʊ
Stilicho
ˈstɪlɪkəʊ
thicko
ˈθɪkəʊ
tricot
ˈtrɪkəʊ
Tycho
ˈtaɪkəʊ
Vico
ˈvɪkəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIKO

maidless
maidservant
Maidstone
Maiduguri
maieutic
maieutical
maieutics
maigre
maihem
maik
Maikop
mail
mail bomb
mail car
mail carrier
mail clerk
mail coach
mail drop
mail merge
mail merging

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIKO

alko
Bamako
Biko
dekko
Disko
gecko
gingko
Gromyko
koromiko
mako
moko
Nikko
pachinko
panko
pinko
Rothko
sanko
stinko
wacko
yuko

Synonyms and antonyms of maiko in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «maiko» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIKO

Find out the translation of maiko to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of maiko from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «maiko» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

舞妓
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

maiko
570 millions of speakers

English

maiko
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Maiko
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مايكو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

майко
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

maiko
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Maiko
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

maiko
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Maiko
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

maiko
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

舞妓
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마이코
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Maiko
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

maiko
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Maiko
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माइको
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

maiko
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

maiko
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Maiko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

майко
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Maiko
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

maiko
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Maiko
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

maikoen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Maiko
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of maiko

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIKO»

The term «maiko» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.878 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIKO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «maiko» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «maiko» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about maiko

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIKO»

Discover the use of maiko in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to maiko and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Geisha & Maiko of Kyoto: Beauty, Art, & Dance
This exquisite collection of photographs and interviews focuses on four of Kyoto's most beautiful geisha and maiko (apprentice geisha).
John Foster, 2009
2
Color and Facial Expressions
Colors are strongly associated with emotions, and facial expressions of emotion are correlated with changes in the physical color of the face.
Maiko Yasuda, 2007
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Rachel, Grace, and Pony Club
Rachel wants to take Grace to Pony Club, but things are not going very well. Rachel says a prayer — and guess who comes to help! This children’s book seeks to build confidence and is illustrated by artist Jean Abernethy.
Maiko Natsukawa, 2013
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Geisha
It's just that the Tokyo geisha have retreated to a few special neighborhood niches,2 whereas geiko, and especially maiko, have cemented their position as trademark symbols of Kyoto — the entire city is their niche. The Kyoto geisha have ...
Liza Crihfield Dalby, 2008
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Geisha: A Life
Ji& J In late afternoon the maiko and geiko returned to the Iwasaki okiya to dress, and the doors of the Iwasaki okiya were ili&. closed to outsiders for the rest of the day. The maiko and geiko took baths, fixed their hair, and put on their highly ...
Mineko Iwasaki, 2003
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Katz' Box
Maiko almost immediately knew that Cassandra was following her, she was also well aware that I was sitting by the pool, and that Cassandra had been with me. To make sure, Maiko led Cassandra from the lobby down a first floor hallway, ...
Bob Henneberger, 2010
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Bladin: Edge of Blade
They started to call me Maiko Hime (Princess Maiko). It drove me nuts, so I had to duel them both to let them relieve me of that name.” Master Miyamoto nudged Gemori. “I hope you know, you going to pay for giving my students a week off of ...
Sayem Huq, 2009
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Warriors of Art: A Guide to Contemporary Japanese Artists
Born 1977, Kanagawa Prefecture Maiko Kobayashi first came to the public's attention at a group exhibition held in 2002 at the Omotesando Gallery in Tokyo. By 2004 her popularity had grown to such an extent that she was the star of a solo ...
Yumi Yamaguchi, 2007
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Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves
Another significant eastern lowland gorilla population is in Maiko National Park, 4.180 square miles (10,835 km2) of dense humid equatorial forest located to the north of the Kisangani- Bukavu road. In this magnificent tract are forest elephants,  ...
Laura Riley, William Riley, 2005
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Geisha
Once in a while they would cough or rustle, just to reassure the young girl that they were nearby." "Oh, how embarrassing," exclaimed Ichiteru, fully imbued with more modern notions of privacy. "The man would tell the maiko to lie down; then,  ...
Liza Crihfield Dalby, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIKO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term maiko is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Over Your Dead Body' Gets Region 4 (PAL) DVD Release -
Ebizo Ichikawa, Ko Shibasaki, Hideaki Ito, Miho Nakanishi, Maiko, Toshie Negishi, Hiroshi Katsuno and Ikko Furuya star. Synopsis: Taking its ... «Bloody Disgusting, Jul 15»
2
'Free! Starting Days' Film Story, Main Visual Revealed; Cast … - Yibada
Screenplay writer Maiko Nishioka and head writer Masahiro Yokotani, both of whom were involved in the two other "Free!" animations are ... «Yibada, Jul 15»
3
Japan Criticizes China's Position on Maritime Claims in Report …
Japan Criticizes China's Position on Maritime Claims in Report. by Isabel ReynoldsMaiko Takahashi. July 20, 2015 — 6:40 PM PDT. Share on FacebookShare ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
4
Common ground emerging as Paris climate deal draws near - RTCC
The 26% cuts on 2013 levels by 2030 proposed has been criticised by Oxfam Japan's Maiko Morishita as “deeply” disappointing. “With plans to ... «RTCC, Jul 15»
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High Speed! Free Starting Days Film Unveils Story Intro, More of …
... the head writer for the earlier television anime seasons, is credited with film's story composition, and Maiko Nishioka ( Free! Eternal Summer ... «Anime News Network, Jul 15»
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Japan to Scrap $2 Billion Olympic Stadium Plan as Costs Soar
Japan to Scrap $2 Billion Olympic Stadium Plan as Costs Soar. by Isabel ReynoldsMaiko Takahashi. July 17, 2015 — 3:33 AM EDT Updated on July 17, 2015 ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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Veltra.com releases 2015 half-year trends for travelers to Japan
The chance to meet one of the city's famous maiko or geisha (or transform into one yourself!) is a must-do experience for many visitors, ... «Japan Today, Jul 15»
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Customers as Gods in Japan Keep Productivity at Lowest in G-7
Japan's Famous Hospitality Is Keeping Productivity at Lowest in G-7. by Maiko Takahashi. July 14, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT Updated on July 15, 2015 — 4:34 AM ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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Mosquito carrying West Nile virus found in Swatara Twp.
Water Pollution Biologist Maiko Ferro examines a sample of material being tested for West Nile Virus at the DEP state labs in Harrisburg. Daniel ... «PennLive.com, Jul 15»
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This Week in Houston's Buzz: Houston Symphony: Free Day of …
Forward Times was on sight for the Women in Film & Television Houston (WIFT) Monthly Mixer that was recently held at the Maiko Bar & Bistro ... «Forward Times, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Maiko [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/maiko>. Aug 2019 ».
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