荒涼

JapaneseEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

MandarinEdit

simpl. 荒凉
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huāngliáng
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄤ ㄌㄧㄤˊ
IPA (key) /xu̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ li̯ɑŋ³⁵/

AdjectiveEdit

荒涼 (traditional, Pinyin huāngliáng, simplified 荒凉)

  1. bleak, desolate
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