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Word of the Day: Geijutsu

By November 13, 2012

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Today's word is "geijutsu (art)". It is written with a combination of two kanji characters: "gei" and "jutsu". "Geijutsuka" means "artist". "Ka" is a suffix to describe a professional person. Here are some examples.

sakka --- writer
seijika --- politician
gaka --- painter
mangaka --- cartoonist
shashinka --- photographer

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