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".

Answers distribution

woman
bride
artist
friend
answers
flagBelgium
0%
0%
91%
8%
12
flagFinland
0%
5%
88%
5%
18
flagItaly
5%
5%
80%
10%
20
flagGermany
8%
3%
69%
18%
94
flagSpain
6%
0%
68%
25%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
4%
65%
23%
173
flagUkraine
21%
7%
57%
14%
14
flagFrance
14%
0%
57%
28%
14
flagthe Netherlands
12%
4%
56%
20%
25
flagthe United States
14%
16%
54%
13%
134
flagDenmark
18%
0%
54%
27%
11
flagPoland
15%
6%
52%
26%
6051
flagRepublic of Ireland
12%
4%
50%
33%
24
flagIndia
18%
40%
36%
4%
22
flagCanada
21%
7%
35%
35%
14
flagUU
30%
0%
30%
40%
20

Gender

men45%
women51%
woman
14%
15%
bride
7%
6%
artist
45%
51%
friend
32%
25%

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