Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
老朽
Kana Reading
ろうきゅう
Romaji
rōkyū
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    superannuated; decrepitude
    Example sentence
    その建物老朽きざしみせている The building exhibits signs of dilapidation.

Examples of 老朽, ろうきゅう in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

6 strokes

decay, rot, remain in seclusion

On'Yomi: キュウ

Kun'Yomi: く.ちる

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JLPT 3

6 strokes

old man, old age, grow old

On'Yomi: ロウ

Kun'Yomi: お.いる, ふ.ける

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