haiku

How many syllables in haiku?

  219467385 syllables

Divide haiku into syllables:   hai-ku
How to pronounce haiku:   How to pronounce haiku

Cite This Source

Pop Quiz
An honest
or A honest?

Define haiku



noun
  1. A Japanese poem consisting of 3 lines and 17 syllables that follows the 5-7-5 format.
  2. The first line must have 5 syllables; the second 7; the third line 5.
  3. A haiku is usually written about nature and must express a mood, thought, or feeling.
  4. Haiku Rules & Examples
Teachers
We award $250 every month to
help teachers
teach their students.
Fun Fact
LOL became an official word
in the dictionary in 2011.
FAQ
Is orange 1 or 2
syllables?

Synonyms for haiku


Did You Know
cats = many cats
cat's = belongs to one cat
cats' = belongs to many cats

Parents, Teachers, StudentsDo you have a grammar question?
Need help finding a syllable count?
Want to say thank you?

Bibliography Citations
MLA   |    APA   |   Chicago Manual Style