[hahy-kahy] /ˈhaɪ kaɪ/
noun, plural haikai for 2. Prosody.
an informal type of linked verse originated by Bashō, a 17th-century Japanese poet.
a poem of this type.
[hahy-koh] /ˈhaɪˈkoʊ/ noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. a city on N Hainan island, in SE China.
[hahy-koo] /ˈhaɪ ku/ noun, plural haiku for 2. 1. a major form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons. 2. a poem written in this form. /ˈhaɪkuː/ […]
[hahy-kwahn] /ˈhaɪˈkwɑn/ noun 1. the customs unit in China, which is the basis for other local taels, equal to 1.20666 troy ounces of fine silver. 2. .
[heyl] /heɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to cheer, salute, or greet; welcome. 2. to acclaim; approve enthusiastically: The crowds hailed the conquerors. They hailed the recent advances in medicine. 3. to call out to in order to stop, attract attention, ask aid, etc.: to hail a cab. verb (used without object) 4. to call […]