川柳

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Etymology 1[edit]

From (sen, river, stream, brook) + (ryū, willow)

Noun[edit]

川柳 (hiragana せんりゅう, romaji senryū)

  1. comic haiku, senryu

Etymology 2[edit]

From (kawa, river, stream, brook) + (yanagi, yagi, willow)

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

川柳 (hiragana かわやなぎ, romaji kawayanagi) (alternative reading hiragana かわやぎ, romaji kawayagi)

  1. riverside willow, especially the rosegold pussy willow