(The increasingly less) Daily senryu thread

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Previous senryu

  1. パトカーが付いて来るよと子ははしゃぎ
    Ooo! A police car / is following us!” exclaims / my child, gleefully.


Current senryu challenge

Volume: various settings (not ”children”!)

  1. 乾杯のグラス持たされ三十分


  • Another fairly straightforward poem to translate
  • Some people do like to hear themselves give a speech!

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 are the links to the 356 Japanese originals (spoiler free) and to the the spreadsheet with all the upcoming senryu as well as the translations to date.

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