JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あ(り)
Grade: 3
さま
Grade: 3

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

() (ari, being, (れん)(よう)(けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb () (aru, to be).) + (さま) (sama, way; appearance)

NounEdit

有様(ありさま) (arisama) (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 有樣)

  1. situation; status; the way things are