Waka


Waka

Waka may refer to:
* Waka (canoe), canoes of the Māori of New Zealand
* Waka (poetry), a genre of Japanese poetry
* Waka music, an Islamic-inspired musical genre from Yorubaland of Nigeria
* Waka (protocol), a proposed replacement for HTTP
* World Adult Kickball Association
* WAKA, a CBS television station in Selma, Alabama
* "Waka" is the pseudonym of Mike Wakamatsu, a writer for GameFan magazine
* El Perú (Maya site), also known as Waka', Mayan ruins in Guatemala
* Huaca or wak'a, in Quechua, a class of sacred objects
* Waka/Jawaka, 1972 album by Frank Zappa


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  • Waka — (jap. 和歌 japanisches Gedicht), seltener auch Yamato uta (大和歌) genannt, ist ein Genre der japanischen Dichtkunst. Der Begriff wurde in der Heian Zeit geprägt, um die in Japan entwickelte Gedichtform vom Kanshi zu unterscheiden, Gedichten, die in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • waka — ● waka nom masculin (mot japonais) À l origine, ensemble des différentes formes poétiques de langue japonaise. (Le Manyo shuen constitue la première anthologie. Il a été assimilé au tanka.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Waka —   [»japanisches Lied«, »japanisches Gedicht«] das, / , Bezeichnung der originären Gedichtformen der japanischen Literatur (z. B. Tanka, Nagauta) in Abgrenzung gegen die auch im älteren Japan gepflegte chinesische Dichtung (Shi, Kanshi), aber auch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Waka — Para otros usos de este término, véase waka (música africana). Waka (和歌) o yamato uta es un género de poesía japonesa. Waka significa literalmente poema japonés. La palabra fue originalmente acuñada durante el período Heian para diferenciar a la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • WAKA — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WAKA city = station station slogan = Coverage You Can Count On station branding = CBS 8 News analog = 8 (VHF) digital = 42 (UHF) digital temporary = 55 (UHF) other chs = affiliations = CBS network = founded =… …   Wikipedia

  • Waka — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Waka (homonymie). Le waka (和歌, waka?), ou yamato uta, est un genre de la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • waka — /wah keuh/, n., pl. waka, wakas. 1. Pros. tanka. 2. poetry written in Japanese, as distinct from poetry written in Chinese by a Japanese writer, or poetry in other languages. [1875 80; < Japn: lit., Japanese song < MChin, equiv. to Chin hé… …   Universalium

  • WAKA — World Adult Kickball Association (Community » Sports) * TV 8, Montgomery, Alabama (Community » TV Stations) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • WAKA —    See TANKA …   Japanese literature and theater

  • WAKA — ICAO Airportcode f. Akimuga (Indonesia) …   Acronyms


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