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Thread #61154   Message #983892
Posted By: GUEST,Chicken Charlie
15-Jul-03 - 02:01 PM
Thread Name: BS: Japanese word?
Subject: RE: BS: Japanese word?

As in the famous haiku of Basho:

Kawazu tobikomu.
Mizu no ono.

Translation: There is an old pond. A frog jumps in. Sound of water.

PS. This is no bull. There may be other words, but kawazu is one.