1. musical accompaniment (played on traditional Japanese instruments)
    • 祭りのはやし
    • festival music
    • 五人ばやし
    • dolls representing the five musicians (displayed during the Dolls' Festival)
    • おはやし入りで踊りが始まった
    • The dance began with musical accompaniment.
  1. 囃子方a musician (playing a traditional Japanese instrument)
  1. 囃子言葉utterances added to maintain or complete the rhythm of a song