heimin

noun
hei·​min | \ ˈhāmə̇n \
plural heimin

Definition of heimin

: the class of commoners consisting of peasants and laborers and traders in the Japanese social scale — compare kwazoku, shizoku

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History and Etymology for heimin

Japanese, from hei common + min people

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“Heimin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heimin. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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