How to Use the Japanese Word Shibaraku

Shibaraku is a Japanese word that means "for a while," "for a long time" and "for the time being. In Japanese characters, it is, "しばらく ."  Shibaraku is also the name of a Kabuki play.​

Example

Shibaraku omachi kudasai.
しばらくお待ちください。

Translation:

Wait a moment, please.