12/29/2013

Index from K to M

........................................................... KK KK

Kabuki TheaterJapan. also : Kyogen (kyoogen)
Kagura Dance (Japan)
Kaguyahime Princess and the Tale of the bamboo cutter (taketori monogatari)
Kale, kales, cabbage (sukumawiki) Kenya
... Kamakura, a Haiku Town in Japan
Kamehameha Day Hawaii
Kamikaze, Divine Wind Japan
Kannon Bosatsu, Kanzeon, Avalokiteshvara Japan. Guan-yin Bodhisattva
Kappa Memorial Day Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Gaki Memorial Day.
Karma, fate

.. .. .. .. .. Kenya Saijiki

Kettle, tea kettle (kama, chagama, tetsubin) Japan. Water kettle, water pot.

..... ..... Keywords, non-seasonal topics / LIST

Khadi handspun cotton (India)
Khat, Catha edulis, chewing khat Yemen

"Kigo" and "haiku" as Haiku Topics

- - - - - . Kigo Calendar - the 12 Months .

Kimigayo, the Japanese Anthem

..... Kimono, Traditional Japanese Robes A kigo list

Kindergarden, Kindergarten begins (nyuuen) Japan
Kingfisher bird (kawasemi) Japan. Eisvogel

Kitchen (daidokoro) Japanese Kitchen

Kite, kites (tako) Japan.
Kite flying, kite India and Pakistan

Kite, black kite, Milan noir (tobi, tombi) Japan. Milvus migrans

Knife (hoochoo, waboochoo) Japan
Knotweed (tade), sorrel, sour dock (suiba) Japan.

Koan and Haiku
Kobo Daishi Kukai (Kooboo Daishi Kuukai) and Esoteric Buddhism Japan
Koel, Koil, Kuil, a Bird (Eudynamys scolopacea) India. oni kakkoo (Japan).
Kokubun-Ji, Temple Kokubunji 国分寺 Japan
Kokuseki-Ji Naked Festival Japan
Komodo Dragon Indonesia

Konnyaku plant and food (Amorphophallus konjac) . Elephant jam Japan

... ... ... Korean Haiku Sijo

Kotatsu, heated Table (Japan)
Koto, Japanese zither instrument Japan

Kumade and O-Kame san, Hyottoko, O-Tafuku san Japan
Kumano Road (Kumano Kodo Japan
Kumbh Mela, Kumbmela, Kumbha Mela FestivalIndia

Kung Fu, martial arts Kenya
Kyogen (kyoogen) traditional performances Japan
Kyoto, Hana no Miyako Japan. The old capital of Heiankyo.



........................................................... LLL

Labour Day, USA Labor Day
Labour Thanksgiving Day (kinroo kansha no hi) Japan

Labyrinth, Maze
Ladakh : Haiku and Kigo   India
Ladybird (tentoomushi) Ladybug, Glückskäfer
Lampionflower (hoozuki, Japan)

Lamplight in various seasons Japan. "demon lantern", Chinese lantern

Lapwing (keri) Japan. family Charadriidae
Laquer tree (urushi no ki) Rhus verniciflua Japan. "Sun spurge" Euphorbia helioscopia, "swamp laquer"
Lark, skylark (hibari) - Lerche Japan. meadowlark (USA)

Last Ceremonies of the year (Japan)
Last Day of the Year (oomisoka) Japan. Rituals, ceremonies . . .
..... Last Fudo Ceremony of a year(osame-Fudo) (Japan)
..... Last Daishi Ceremony of a year (osame no Daishi) (Japan)

Laughing, Lucky Laugh (fuku warai) First laugh (hatsu warai). first cry (hatsu naki). Japan. Ebisu, Good of Good Luck.
Laundry day Philippines
Laurel (aoki) Aucuba japonica
Lavender (rabendaa) Japan
Lawn, grass, turf (shiba) ... and related kigo

Leather (kawa) leather haori jacket ...
Leaf, leaves (ha, happa) ... and related kigo during all seasons
..... Leaf Watching (momijigari) Japan

Leech (hiru) Blutegel Japan
Leap year, leap day (uroobi, junjitsu) February 29. Schaltjahr, Schalttag
Leaves on the hair, leafy hair (ko no ha gami, ko-no-ha-gami) Japan
Leek (naganegi) green onions, scallion, porree Japan
Lemonade (ramune) and carbonated soft drinks Japan
Lent (Europe)
Leonid Meteor Shower .. .. Geminid Meteor Shower
Leopard lily (hioogi) Belamcanda chinensis Japan. ubatama 鳥羽玉 sweet balls
Lesson, practise, rehearsal (keikoo) Japan. Art forms and their study.

Liatris - Blazing-Star North America
Licorice, liquorice (kanzoo) Japan

Light, lights : all kinds of lights in all seasons
Light offerings afloat (tooroo nagashi) (05) mukaebi, okuribi (Japan)
Lightning (inazuma) Japan

Lilac (Flieder) Syringa fam. Germany. Japan (rairakku)
Lily, Lilies (yuri) Japan. Many types of lilies.
Limbo for children (sai no kawara) Japan
Lingering Heat (zanshoo)  Japan
Lion Dance (shishimai) Japan. Dancing Monkeys (maizaru)

Lip, lips (kuchibiru) Japan, Kenya
Lipstick made in the cold (kanbeni, ushibeni) and Japanese Edo culture about RED

Lizard, lizzard Gekko

Loach (dojoo) Japan. Misgurnus anguillicaudatus. fish and food
Lobster (ebi, Ise-ebi) Japan
Lodging, inn, guest house (hatago) Japan
Loincloth (fundoshi) Japan
... Loneliness, sadness, melancholy and other emotions Sabishisa, kanashisa and more
Long days (hinaga), long nights (nagaki yo)
Long Rains, a season (Kenya)

Loon Birds (Gavia fam.) North America
Loquat fruit (biwa) Japan

Lorikeet, Australian lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) Rainbow lorikeets. Australia
Lottery, lottery ticket (takarakuji) Japan

Lotus(hasu, renge) Japan
..... Lotus (padma) India

Love and Kigo
..... Love letter (kesoobumi) Japan

Love-Bug (Southern US)

Luggage (nimotsu, koori) Japan
Lupinus, lupins, lupines, Lupinie Fam. Fabaceae. Texas bluebonnet



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Maasai Cattle (Masai Cattle) Kenya, Nairobi
Mackerel (saba) Japan. Scomber japonicus
Mackerel Clouds (iwashigumo, sabagumo) Japan
Maggot (uji, ujimushi) Japan
Magnolia (mokuren, kobushi, hoo no hana, Japan)
Magpie (kasasagi) (Pica Pica) Japan. Magpie-Robin, India
Maize (toomorokoshi, tookibi), Corn (koon), Millet (kibi) Japan Kenya

..... Malaysia HaikuInformation about Haiku from Malaysia
Mallet for good luck (fuku tsuchi) Japan. Mallet for pounding cloth (kinuta)

Manatee North America
Mandala Worldwide
Mandarin Ducks (oshidori) Japan. Duck (kamo)

Mango (Kenya)
..... Mango Blossoms, India
Manta ray, stingray (aka ei) Japan. Philippines

Manzai (New Year's Comic Performance) Japan

. Manyooshuu 万葉集 Manyoshu, Manyo'shu poetry collection .

Maple leaves, red autumn leaves (momiji) Japan, other regions
Maple Syrup North America

Marathon Kenya, worldwide. Marathon Runner. Paralympics, special olympics.
March
Marigold (kinsenka) Calendula officinalis. Japan. Tagetes
Marine Day, Ocean Day, Sea Day (umi no hi) Japan
Market, markets (... ichi) flea markets, sales, worldwide
Martisor (Amulet) (Romania)
Matonge Festival Belgium. (Fête du Quartier Matonge, Brussels)
Matsushima 松島Japan
Masaoka Shiki Memorial Day (Shiki ki) Japan. hechima ki, dassai ki
Matsuyama and Masaoka Shiki Japan
Mawashi, Sumo Belt Japan
May (gogatsu)  worldwide
"May Day" in England (mee dii) Japan. International Workers' Day

Meadowsweet Ireland
Measles (mashin) Japan
Measuring box or cup (masu) Japan

..... Medical Kigo, seasonal affections and disorders  SAD, the FLU ...
Medicine Day (kusuri no hi) ... Japan. Medicine-related kigo. Chinese Medicine (kanpo, kampo).

Meditation (dhyana) (India)
Meisetsu, Naito Meisetsu Memorial DayJapan
Melon (uri) ... Cucumis melo var. makuwa Japan. Watermelon (suika). Snake gourd (karasu uri). Oriental melon (makuwa uri).

Memorial Days of Famous People ..... SAIJIKI

Memorial Day Decoration Day. USA.

Mermaid Parade, N.Y., USA

Metaphors and Similes used in Haiku

Michaelmas and Michaelmas Daisy Europe
Migrating Birds (wataridori) (Japan)
Mildew, mold (kabi) Japan
Milkfish (Chanos chanos) also called Bangus. Boneless Bangus. Philippines
Millet (awa, hie) Japan
Minaret - tower of a mosque Worldwide
Mirin (sweet sake for cooking) Japan
Mirror and mirror stand (kagami, kagamidai) Japan
Miso paste Japan
Missing Children's Day International
Miso paste and related kigo Japan
Mistletoe (yadogiri) Japan

Mockingbird (mokkingu baado) North America
Mole (mogura) Maulwurf Japan
Mole cricket (kera) Japan. Europe. Gryllotalpa orientalis. Maulwurfsgrille
Momotaro, the Peach Boy Japan

. MONGOLIA SAIJIKI .

Monkey, Hanuman, Langur (India) saru (Japan)
Monsoon ..(India, South Asia)

.. .. .. .. MOON and its LINKS..
..... Moon, waxing (moondraam pirai) India

Moonflower (yorugao) Calonyction aculeatum Japan. Ipomea alba
Moorhen (ban) Japan.

. . . Morning (asa) Japan. a KIGO list

Morning-Glory (asagao) Japan
..... Bindweed (hirugao). Evening Face (yorugao)

Morning Market (asa ichi, asa-ichi, asaichi) Morgenmarkt Japan
Morning star (myoojoo), evening star, venus Japan, worldwide

Mortality, dying, death (shi ni yuku) Japan Worldwide

Mosquitoes (ka, Japan) mosquito coil (katori senko), mosquito net (kaya) and many more
..... Mosquitoes in Kenya

Moss (koke) Japan
Moss pink (shibazakura) Japan

Mother (o-fukuro) Japan
... ... Mother's Day
... ... Mother in Law Day. Mother-in-LawWorldwide
... ... Mothering Sunday, Laetare (Europe)
... ... Mother Goddess in all cultures

Moths, Tiger Moth, various typesJapan. "Summer insects" natsu no mushi

Mountain, peak, hill (yama, gake, oka) Japan Worldwide.
Mountains sleep yama nemuru, mountains smile (yama warau ) Japan
Mountain ranger, forest warden (yamamori) Japan
Mountain temple (yamadera) Japan. Tempel with mountains (tera yama)
Mountain Lion Sonora, North America
Mountain pepper (sanshoo, sansho) Japan

Mourning Kenya, worldwide
Mouse, Year of the Mouse / Rat ! Japan in 2008
Mowing (kusakari) cutting grass Japan
Moxabustion on the second day (futsuka no kyuu)Japan. February and August.

Mu, Shunyata : void, nothingness Japan, India, worldwide

Mud (Swahili : matope) Kenya
..... including: Brickmaking, Dry mud, Bukusu Initiation (Circumcision) in Kenya
..... Spring Mud, haru no doro, shundei in Japan
Mud snails, paddy snails (tanishi) Japan
Mudskipper (mutsugoroo) Japan

Mugwort, Artemisia princeps (yomogi) Japan. Beifuss

Mulberry, mulbery, kuwa 桑(くわ), kuwa no mi Japan. Many SILK related kigo.

Mulled wine (gloegg, Gluehwein)
Mullet (bora) fish . Mugil cephalus Japan

Mummy, mummies (miira, sokushinbutsu) Japan

Murasaki Shikibu Japan . The color MURASAKI
Museum Haiku about Paintings
Mushrooms (kinoko, Japan ki no ko, take

. . . Music and Haiku - Introduction
- The Music of India - Introduction -


Mustard plant and mustard (karashina / karashi) Japan
Mustard greens, Senfkraut (takana)

My country, my province (waga kuni, wagakuni) Japan

Myoga Ginger (myooga) Japan. Zingi-Ingwer
Myoga Ginger Festival

Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) Yemen


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