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  • on reading:
  • コウ
  • kun reading:
  • あらい   あら-   れる   らす   すさ
  • meaning(s):
  • laid waste, rough, rude, wild
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きゅうこう famine relief
きょうこう poor crops; famine
くちあら rough speaking
々しい あらあらしい desolate; rough; wild; rude; harsh; gruff; violent
あらい rough; rude; wild