夏草

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なつ
Grade: 2
くさ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

夏草 (hiragana なつくさ, rōmaji natsukusa)

  1. summer grass

References[edit]

Used by Matsuo Bashō in 1689, Natsukusa ya/ Tsuwamonodomo ga/ Yume no ato | 夏草や 兵どもが 夢の跡 | Summer grass! all that remains of a Samurai's dream.