川柳

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 1
りゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

川柳 ‎(hiragana せんりゅう, romaji senryū, historical hiragana せんりう)

  1. (poetry) comic haiku, senryu

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
かわ
Grade: 1
やなぎ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

川柳 ‎(hiragana かわやなぎ, romaji kawayanagi, historical hiragana かはやなぎ)

  1. riverside willow, in particular the rosegold pussy willow

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S
Irregular

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɰᵝa̠ja̠ɡ̃i]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

川柳 ‎(hiragana かわやぎ, romaji kawayagi, historical hiragana かはやぎ)

  1. riverside willow, in particular the rosegold pussy willow

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9