Definitions

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  • n. a hairdresser who makes the rikishi's topknot; they have their own ranks

Etymologies

Japanese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sangai tokoyama (三階床山) - A hairdresser who specialises in male character wigs.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Nikai tokoyama (二階床山): This literally means "second floor hairdresser" and refers to a hairdresser who specialises in creating the wigs for female roles.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • A former '' tokoyama, '' or hairdresser for sumo wrestlers, has filed a civil lawsuit against stablemaster Oitekzae for allegedly assaulting him in March, sumo sources said Sunday.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

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