What does the word "geisha" literally mean?

woman
bride
artist
friend
The word consists of two kanji, "gei" meaning "art" and "sha" meaning "person" or "doer".
globalquiz.org
0
Correct this question
5
Very interesting!
reach: rather globalJapanlanguageswomenwords
Words quizWomen quizJapan quiz
  You will play as

Answers by country

woman
bride
artist
friend
answers
flagGreece
7%
0%
76%
15%
13
flagUkraine
16%
8%
66%
8%
12
flagAustralia
16%
8%
60%
16%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
15%
58%
16%
77
flagGermany
14%
14%
47%
23%
147
flagthe Netherlands
7%
7%
46%
38%
13
flagPoland
19%
8%
43%
28%
11585
flagthe United States
20%
22%
42%
13%
182
flagAustria
7%
35%
42%
14%
14
flagIndia
18%
36%
38%
6%
44
flagCanada
21%
21%
36%
21%
19
flagSwitzerland
20%
30%
30%
20%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
28%
14%
28%
28%
14
flagUnknown
20%
35%
20%
25%
20
flagPakistan
10%
30%
20%
40%
10