MYS XIX: 4262

[One of] two poems composed at the farewell festivities at the house of Ōtomo no Kojihi, Captain of the Outer Palace Bodyguards, for Ōtomo no Komaro, who was going as deputy ambassador on an embassy to China.

韓国に 行き足らはして帰り来むますら健男に御酒奉る

karakuni ni
masura takewo ni
miki tatematuru
In Cathay when
All you have done
Return to us
O mighty man
To whom I proffer this esteemed draught!

Master of Hawks, Tajihi no Mahito

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