Definition of 俳

  • haiku
  • actor

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

俳優, はいゆう

actor, actress, player, performer

俳句, はいく

haiku, 17-mora poem, usu. in 3 lines of 5, 7 and 5 morae

俳人, はいじん

haiku poet

俳壇, はいだん

the world of the haiku

俳徊, 徘徊, 徘回, はいかい

loitering, sauntering, wandering about

俳諧, 誹諧, はいかい

haikai (humorous or vulgar renga poetry)

雑俳, ざっぱい

playful literature originating from haiku

俳号, はいごう

pseudonym of a haiku poet

俳文, はいぶん

prose with a poetic haiku flavor (flavour)

俳聖, はいせい

famous haiku poet, the poet Basho


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