Definition of 句

  • phrase
  • clause
  • sentence
  • passage
  • paragraph
  • counter for haiku

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)

Popular Words With This Kanji

佳句, かく

beautiful passage of literature

俳句, はいく

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

句, く

section (i.e. of text), sentence, passage, paragraph, phrase, verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry), haiku, first 17 morae of a renga, etc., maxim, saying, idiom, expression

文句, もんく

phrase, complaint

区切り, 句切り, くぎり

punctuation, pause, juncture, end, (place to) stop

句集, くしゅう

collection of haiku poems

揚げ句, 揚句, 挙げ句, 挙句, あげく

in the end (after a long process), finally, after all, at last

句義, くぎ

meaning of a phrase

揚げ句, 揚句, 挙げ句, 挙句, あげく

in the end (after a long process), finally, after all, at last

揚げ句, 揚句, 挙げ句, 挙句, あげく

in the end (after a long process), finally, after all, at last


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