乱暴

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
らん
Grade: 6
ぼう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From ran (, disordered, confused, chaotic) + (, acting with destructive force)

Adjectival noun[edit]

乱暴 (-na inflection, hiragana らんぼう, romaji ranbō)

  1. rude, violent, rough, disorderly, lawless, unreasonable, reckless

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

乱暴 (hiragana らんぼう, romaji ranbō)

  1. violence, outrage, roughness
  2. rape

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

乱暴 + する (hiragana らんぼうする, romaji ranbō suru)

  1. be rude, roughhouse, act violently or recklessly

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.