Tanka (短歌, "short poem") is a genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the
major genres of Japanese literature. Contents. [hide]. 1 Etymology; 2 Form ...
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Sep 27, 2004 ... The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single
unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka ...
TANKA VS. HAIKU. Jane Reichhold. In the Winter '90 issue of Mirrors, I wrote in
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The term tanka poetry refers to a Japanese five-line poem. See some examples
of tanka poetry here.
Tanka. Tanka is a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five
unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7)
Definition of Tanka An unrhymed Japanese poem consisting of five lines of 5/7/5/
7/7 (5 kana in the first line, 7 kana in the second line, 5 kana in the third line, ...
an unrhymed Japanese verse form of five lines containing five, seven, five, seven
, and seven syllables respectively; also : a poem in this form — compare haiku.
The tanka, a poetic form that originated in Japan in the 8th century and spread to
the West in the 20th century.