renga

[ reng-guh ]
/ ˈrɛŋ gə /

noun Prosody.

QUIZZES

THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HARDLY A DODDLE!

But you can ace it no problem if you remember the words from September 7–13, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Promethean” mean?

Origin of renga

1875–80; <Japanese <Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese lián link + song
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for renga

  • 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