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Yakuza vs. Triad — What's the Difference?

Yakuza vs. Triad — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Yakuza and Triad

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Yakuza

Yakuza (Japanese: ヤクザ, IPA: [jaꜜkɯza]), also known as gokudō (極道, "the extreme path", IPA: [gokɯꜜdoː]), are members of transnational organized crime syndicates originating in Japan. The Japanese police and media by request of the police, calls them bōryokudan (暴力団, "violent groups", IPA: [boːɾʲokɯꜜdaɴ]), while the yakuza call themselves ninkyō dantai (任侠団体/仁侠団体, "chivalrous organizations", IPA: [ɲiŋkʲoː dantai]).

Triad

A group of three.

Yakuza

A loose alliance of Japanese criminal organizations and illegal enterprises.

Triad

(Music) A chord of three tones, especially one built on a given root tone plus a major or minor third and a perfect fifth.

Yakuza

A Japanese gangster.
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Triad

A section of a Pindaric ode consisting of the strophe, antistrophe, and epode.

Yakuza

A Japanese organized crime gang. plural: yakuza

Triad

A grouping of three.

Yakuza

A member of a Japanese organized crime gang. plural: yakuzas

Triad

A word of three syllables.

Yakuza

A Japanese gangster

Triad

A branch of a Chinese underground criminal society, mostly based in Hong Kong.

Yakuza

Organized crime in Japan; an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises

Triad

(electronics) on a CRT display, a group of three neighbouring phosphor dots, coloured green, red, and blue.

Triad

(music) A chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.

Triad

A union of three; three objects treated as one; a ternary; a trinity; as, a triad of deities.

Triad

A chord of three notes.

Triad

An element or radical whose valence is three.

Triad

The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

Triad

A set of three similar things considered as a unit

Triad

Three people considered as a unit

Triad

A 3-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones

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