Noun, Suru verb
1. male coming-of-age-ceremonyHistorical term
Noun, Suru verb
2. shaving one's eyebrows, blackening one's teeth, and wearing one's hair in the marumage style (of a newly married woman; Edo period)Historical term, See also 丸髷
Wikipedia definition
3. GenpukuGenpuku or genbuku was an historical Japanese coming-of-age ceremony. The etymology is atypical; in this case gen means "head" and fuku means "wearing". The ceremony is also known as kakan, uikōburi, kanrei, shufuku, and hatsu-motoyui . To mark the entry to adult life of boys between the ages of 11 and 17 (typically of about age 12), they were taken to the shrines of their patron kami.
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Other forms
元服 【げんぶく】


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