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JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

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

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

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

乱暴 (hiragana らんぼう, rōmaji ranbō)

  1. violence, outrage, roughness
  2. rape

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

乱暴する (intransitive, hiragana らんぼうする, rōmaji ranbō suru)

  1. be rude, roughhouse, act violently or recklessly

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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