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Suppa (すっぱ)

A character in kyōgen. A swindler. In kyōgen, the suppa uses fancy words to trick peasants out of their money, showing that there have been swindlers in every age. Suppa appear in plays such as Suehiro, Kanazu no Jizō, Busshi and Jishaku.

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