Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Kanji Details for 句

Strokes count

Strokes: 5



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

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 佳句

    beautiful passage of literature

  • 俳句

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

  • section (i.e. of text); sentence; passage; paragraph


    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

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