Butoh meaning

A form of Japanese contemporary dance.
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Pertaining to butoh.

She’s a butoh dancer.

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Origin of butoh

  • Japanese 舞踏 (butō), from Middle Chinese 舞踏 (mjú-táw "dance") (compare Mandarin wǔdǎo 舞蹈, Cantonese mou5 dou6 舞蹈), from Old Chinese 舞蹈 (*kə.maʔ tˁawʔ "dance [for joy or praise]"), from 舞 ("dance") + 蹈 ("step"). The trailing “h” is to indicate the pronunciation – compare bokeh.

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