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Lit. old man. A type of mask used in kyougen ‹¶Œ¾ plays to represent an old man. The term ooji usually can refer either to a smiling old man with crescent eyes and wide, toothless grin, or to a deeply furrowed, lopsided face with drooping eyes, sunken cheeks, and mouth open to show a few broken teeth. The ooji mask is used for the main role in plays such as The Back-Straightening Player KOSHIINORI ˜‹F, Grandfather in Love MAKURAMONOGURUI –•¨‹¶, and Three Grandsons Named SAIHOU à•ó.
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*noumen ”\–Ê, *kyougenmen ‹¶Œ¾–Ê
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