Definitions for bunrakubʊnˈrɑ ku
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A traditional form of Japanese puppetry.
Origin: From 文楽.
Bunraku, also known as Ningyō jōruri, is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre, founded in Osaka in 1684. Three kinds of performers take part in a bunraku performance: ⁕Ningyōtsukai or Ningyōzukai—puppeteers ⁕Tayū—the chanters ⁕Shamisen players Occasionally other instruments such as taiko drums will be used. The most accurate term for the traditional puppet theater in Japan is ningyō jōruri. The combination of chanting and shamisen playing is called jōruri and the Japanese word for puppet is ningyō. Bunraku puppetry has been a documented traditional activity for Japanese for hundreds of years.
The numerical value of bunraku in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of bunraku in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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