古今和歌集

JapaneseEdit

Examples
年の内に春は来にけりひととせをこぞとやいはむことしとやいはむ
toshi no uchi ni haru wa kinikeri hitotose o kozo to ya iwan kotoshi to ya iwan
Within this year spring has come; should this one year be called "last year" or "this year"?
ちはやぶる賀茂の社の姫小松万代経とも色はかはらじ
chihayaburu Kamo-no-yashiro no hime-komatsu yorozuyo fu to mo iro wa kawaraji
Let the white pines at the famous Kamo Shrine never change their color for eternity.


Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
きん
Grade: 2

Grade: 3

Grade: 2
しゅう
Grade: 3
kan’on goon kan’on
 
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EtymologyEdit

From 古今 (kokin, ancient and modern) +‎ 和歌 (waka, classical Japanese poem) +‎ (shū, collection).

Proper nounEdit

()(きん)()()(しゅう) (Kokin Wakashū (historical kana こきんわかしふ)

  1. the first of the 勅撰和歌集 (chokusen wakashū, imperial waka anthologies), compiled in 905-914 CE
    Synonyms: 古今 (Kokin), 古今集 (Kokinshū)
    Hypernym: 八代集 (Hachidaishū)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit