tanka
noun Etymology: Japanese Date: circa 1877 an unrhymed Japanese verse form of five lines containing five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables respectively; also a poem in this form — compare haiku

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  • Tanka — El tanka es un tipo de poesía tradicional japonesa. Consta de cinco versos de 5 7 5 7 7 sílabas. Contenido 1 Historia de los Tankas 2 Ejemplos de Tanka 3 Sus Criterios 4 …   Wikipedia Español

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