Haiku

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See also: haiku, haikú, and haïku

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 俳句 (haiku), from Middle Chinese (bɛj, paralleled [writing]) + (kjù, line).

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Noun[edit]

Haiku n, m (genitive Haiku or Haikus, plural Haiku or Haikus)

  1. haiku (Japanese poem of a specific form: 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables)
  2. haiku (poem in any language of the same form)

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