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[reng-guh] /ˈrɛŋ gə/
noun, Prosody
Origin of renga
1875-80; < Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese lián link + song Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This usage of capping verses known as renga came to be very popular, from the Court downward, as early as the thirteenth century.

    The Japanese Spirit Yoshisaburo Okakura

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