Sakanoue no Mochiki

Sakanoue no Mochiki (坂上望城, dates unknown, likely died around 975[1]) was a Heian period waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He was the son of Sakanoue no Korenori, one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals.[1]

As one of the Five Men of the Pear Chamber (梨壺の五人), he contributed to the compilation of the Gosen Wakashū.[1] He also compiled kundoku (訓読) readings for texts from the Man'yōshū.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Daijisen entry on "Sakanoue no Mochiki".

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