荒涼

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Chinese[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

荒涼

  1. bleak, desolate

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
りょう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Adjective[edit]

荒涼 (-tari inflection, hiragana こうりょう, romaji kōryō)

  1. desolate, bleak
    • 1932, Motojirō Kajii, のんきな患者:
      ただ自分一人 (じぶんひとり)荒涼 (こうりょう)とした (よる)時間 (じかん)のなかへ () (のこ)される
      tada jibun hitori ga kōryō to shita yoru no jikan no naka e torinokosareru
      oneself being the only one left alone in the desolate hours of night

References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067