Meaning of nakodo in English:


Pronunciation /nəˈkəʊdəʊ/


(also nakohdo)
  • In Japan: a person who acts as intermediary in arranging the introduction of parties to a possible marriage and assists in the subsequent negotiations; a person who accepts the formal role of matchmaker at a wedding ceremony whether or not he or she played a role in bringing the couple together.


Late 19th century. From Japanese nakōdo from nakaudo from nakabito from naka middle + -bito, combining form of hito person.