haiku

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See also: haïku, haikú, [[]], and Haiku

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 俳句 (はいく haiku), from Middle Chinese (bɛj "paralleled [writing]") + (kjù "line").

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haiku (plural haiku or haikus)

  1. A Japanese poem of a specific form, consisting of three lines, the first and last consisting of five morae, and the second consisting of seven morae, usually with an emphasis on the season or a naturalistic theme.
  2. A three-line poem in any language, with five syllables in the first and last lines and seven syllables in the second, usually with an emphasis on the season or a naturalistic theme.
    Haiku, a poem
    five beats, then seven, then five
    ends as it began.
  3. plural form of haiku

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  • A senryū is a short humorous poem that is similar to the haiku.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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haiku

  1. A puff, whiff (act of inhaling tobacco smoke); often used in plural in this sense.
  2. A puff, whiff, puff of smoke, whiff of smoke (small quantity of smoke in the air).
    • Ilmassa on vähän haikua.
      • There's a whiff of smoke in the air.
  3. (poetic) smoke
    • Tänne ihminen katoaa huomaamattomaksi, kuin tuo nuotion mitätön haiku iltataivaalle.
      • Here a man vanishes into nothingness, like that tiny strand of smoke from the campfire to the evening sky.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese 俳句 (haiku).

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haiku

  1. A haiku (type of Japanese poem; any poem written in haiku style).
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Italian[edit]

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Japanese

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  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

haiku m (invariable)

  1. haiku

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

haiku m (plural haikus)

  1. (poetry) haiku (type of poem used in Japanese poetry)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English haiku, from Japanese 俳句 (はいく (haiku)).

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haiku m (plural haikus)

  1. haiku