Definition of 老

  • old man
  • old age
  • grow old

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ロウ
  • いる
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

老人, ろうじん

the aged, old person

老人ホーム, ろうじんホーム

senior citizens' home

老後, ろうご

old age

長老, ちょうろう

eldest, senior

老衰, ろうすい

senility, senile decay, infirmity (through age)

海老, 蛯, 鰕, えび, エビ

prawn, shrimp, lobster, crayfish

老朽, ろうきゅう

superannuated, decrepitude

老いる, おいる

to age, to grow old

拉麺, 老麺, らーめん, らあめん, ラーメン

ramen (Chinese-style noodles)

老い, おい

old age, old person, the old, the aged


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