JapaneseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of ほろぶ – see the following entry at 滅ぶ.
ほろぶ【滅ぶ・亡ぶ】
[verb]Alternative form of 滅びる (horobiru)
[verb]Classical shūshikei of 滅びる (horobiru).
(This term, ほろぶ, is a hiragana spelling of 滅ぶ.)