(The increasingly less) Daily senryu thread

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Previous senryu

  1. 忘れ物してたまるかの十五階
    I vow never to forget anything from (my room/the office?) on the 15th floor


  • :confetti_ball: @Myria for helping us to figure this one out!
  • 〜てたまるか is short for 〜て堪るものか and is a set phrase to indicate that one would never let something happen (explained perfectly in the imabi.net article posted by @Myria)

Current senryu challenge

Volume: Salaryman

354.「鬼は外」 鬼が豆まき オレは外


Remember to please use the spoiler tag with your translation attempts! Also, please include the reading in kana with your submission.

Everyone is encouraged to participate, no matter your level!

Online tools like dictionaries, sentence databases, and even AI translation engines are fair game and can be extremely helpful. Yomichan is particularly handy if you use the Chrome or Firefox browser.

Here’s the link to the spreadsheet with all the upcoming senryu as well as the translations to date.