JapaneseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

はやし (hayashi) (-i inflection)

  1. 早し: (archaic) early (classical terminal form)
  2. 速し: (archaic) fast, quick (classical terminal form)

NounEdit

はやし (hayashi)

  1. : woods, forest
  2. 囃子: musical accompaniment in traditional Japanese entertainment forms such as noh

Proper nounEdit

はやし (Hayashi)

  1. : A surname​.

VerbEdit

はやし (hayashi)

  1. continuative of 生やす: grow
  2. continuative of 囃す: accompany by music, provoke