Sentence Examples


  • M. Tanka, the Hungarian botanist, asserts that this and G. octobrensis are identical, but I do not think so; and the difference between G. octobrensis and G.
  • That is Japanese poetry (eta or tanka).
  • 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.