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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Tibetan religious painting on fabric; A form of Japanese poetry.

Usage examples (36)
  • A tanka is a 31 syllable poem that pre-dates the Haiku.
  • We paid the performers one tanka, which is about eight cents, each.
  • Sooner or later this crystallized into what is called a tanka or short ode.
  • The tanka is short and sweet: just five lines! for more
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