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Shikibu

[shee-kee-boo]
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  1. Murasaki Shikibu.
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Historical Examples

  • Murasaki was not her real name, which was apparently To Shikibu (Shikibu is a title) derived from that of her father.

    Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

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  • The former, by Murasaki no Shikibu—probably a pseudonym—was the first novel composed in Japan.