How to use Tanka in a sentence

tanka
  • That is Japanese poetry (eta or tanka).

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  • There is a small section at the back of the book about traditional Japanese tanka.

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  • The translations are among the best of all modern tanka.

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  • Many of these, of course, are in tanka form.

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  • Also, as a rest from rhyme I enjoy syllabic forms like haiku and tanka.

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  • However, well before this, tanka poetry had a sense of beauty which was very different from colorful spring and autumn scenes.

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  • Ms Kato was aged 16 when she began to be noticed in tanka magazines.

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  • Inspired by her success, Japan 's national broadcaster, NHK, aired its first keitai tanka program in 2002.

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  • This new venture brings into sharp focus some of the best haiku and tanka writers writing in English today.

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  • Shiki, known in America mainly as the first great modern haiku poet, also revolutionized tanka and short prose essays.

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  • However, there are widely differing views about the right ways and wrong ways of writing tanka in English.

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  • Inspired by her success, Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, aired its first keitai tanka program in 2002.

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  • Its principal variety is the haikai, which is nothing more than a tanka shorn of its concluding fourteen syllables, and therefore virtually identical with the hokku, already described.

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