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renga

[reng-guh]
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noun Prosody.
  1. linked verse.

Origin of renga

1875–80; < Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese lián link + song
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Examples from the Web for renga

Historical Examples

  • This usage of capping verses known as renga came to be very popular, from the Court downward, as early as the thirteenth century.

    The Japanese Spirit

    Yoshisaburo Okakura