noun, plural hai·kai for 2. Prosody.
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Origin of haikai
Words nearby haikai
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The very word poetry (or haikai) came in his mouth to stand for morality.
The most attenuated form of all is the hokku (or haikai) which consists of only three lines, namely, 17 syllables.
After a while the same practice was applied to comic poetry, thus producing the so-called haikai-no-renga, or comic linked verses.