desolate; shortage; scarce; out of practice; absurd; uncultivated; to neglect

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包荒 包荒 bao1 huang1
to be tolerant; to be forgiving; to conceal; to cover

北大荒 北大荒 bei3 da4 huang1
the Great Northern Wilderness (in Northern China)

备荒 備荒 bei4 huang1
to prepare against natural disasters

兵荒马乱 兵荒馬亂 bing1 huang1 ma3 luan4
soldiers munity and troops rebel (idiom); turmoil and chaos of war

地老天荒 地老天荒 di4 lao3 tian1 huang1
see 天荒地老

电荒 電荒 dian4 huang1
shortage of electricity

戈壁荒滩 戈壁荒灘 ge1 bi4 huang1 tan1
barren sands of the Gobi desert

荒草 荒草 huang1 cao3
weeds; brush (vegetation); wild grassland

荒村 荒村 huang1 cun1
an abandoned village

荒诞 荒誕 huang1 dan4
beyond belief; incredible; preposterous; fantastic

荒诞不经 荒誕不經 huang1 dan4 bu4 jing1
absurd; preposterous; ridiculous

荒诞无稽 荒誕無稽 huang1 dan4 wu2 ji1
ridiculous; unbelievable; absurd

荒岛 荒島 huang1 dao3
barren or uninhabited island

荒地 荒地 huang1 di4
wasteland; uncultivated land

荒废 荒廢 huang1 fei4
to abandon (cultivated fields); no longer cultivated; to lie waste; wasted; to neglect (one's work or study)

荒怪不经 荒怪不經 huang1 guai4 bu4 jing1
absurd; unthinkable

荒寒 荒寒 huang1 han2
desolate and cold; frozen wastes

荒旱 荒旱 huang1 han4
drought and famine

荒瘠 荒瘠 huang1 ji2
desolate and poor; infertile

荒郊 荒郊 huang1 jiao1
desolate area outside a town

荒井 荒井 huang1 jing3
Arai (Japanese surname)

荒凉 荒涼 huang1 liang2

荒谬 荒謬 huang1 miu4
absurd; ridiculous

荒谬绝伦 荒謬絕倫 huang1 miu4 jue2 lun2
absolutely ridiculous (idiom); preposterous; the height of folly

荒谬无稽 荒謬無稽 huang1 miu4 wu2 ji1
completely ridiculous and unfounded

荒漠 荒漠 huang1 mo4

荒漠伯劳 荒漠伯勞 huang1 mo4 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) isabelline shrike (Lanius isabellinus)

荒漠化 荒漠化 huang1 mo4 hua4

荒僻 荒僻 huang1 pi4
desolate; deserted; out-of-the-way

荒弃 荒棄 huang1 qi4
to abandon; to let go to waste

荒山 荒山 huang1 shan1
desert mountain; barren hill

荒山野岭 荒山野嶺 huang1 shan1 ye3 ling3
wild, mountainous country

荒疏 荒疏 huang1 shu1
to be out of practice; rusty

荒唐 荒唐 huang1 tang2
beyond belief; preposterous; absurd; intemperate; dissipated

荒唐无稽 荒唐無稽 huang1 tang2 wu2 ji1

荒芜 荒蕪 huang1 wu2
left to return to unchecked growth; overgrown; grown wild

荒无人烟 荒無人煙 huang1 wu2 ren2 yan1
desolate and uninhabited (idiom)

荒遐 荒遐 huang1 xia2
remote region

荒烟蔓草 荒煙蔓草 huang1 yan1 man4 cao3
lit. abandoned by men and choked with weeds; desolate (idiom)

荒野 荒野 huang1 ye3

荒淫 荒淫 huang1 yin2

荒淫无耻 荒淫無恥 huang1 yin2 wu2 chi3

荒原 荒原 huang1 yuan2

饥荒 饑荒 ji1 huang1
crop failure; famine; debt; difficulty

碱荒 鹼荒 jian3 huang1
saline waste land

开荒 開荒 kai1 huang1
to open up land (for agriculture)

垦荒 墾荒 ken3 huang1
to open up land (for agriculture)

粮荒 糧荒 liang2 huang1
famine; critical shortage of grain

蛮荒 蠻荒 man2 huang1
savage; wild; uncivilized territory

抛荒 拋荒 pao1 huang1
to lie idle (of arable land); fig. rusty because of lack of practice

破天荒 破天荒 po4 tian1 huang1
unprecedented; for the first time; never before; first ever

丧荒 喪荒 sang1 huang1
mourning ceremonial

色荒 色荒 se4 huang1
wallowing in lust

烧荒 燒荒 shao1 huang1
to clear waste land or forest by burning; slash-and-burn (agriculture)

拾荒 拾荒 shi2 huang1
to glean; to collect scraps; to eke out a meager living

熟荒 熟荒 shu2 huang1
abandoned land

逃荒 逃荒 tao2 huang1
to escape from a famine; to get away from a famine-stricken region

天荒地老 天荒地老 tian1 huang1 di4 lao3
until the end of time (idiom)

拓荒 拓荒 tuo4 huang1
to open up land (for agriculture)

拓荒者 拓荒者 tuo4 huang1 zhe3
pioneer; groundbreaker

遐荒 遐荒 xia2 huang1
out-of-the-way places

凶荒 凶荒 xiong1 huang1
(literary) famine

业荒于嬉 業荒於嬉 ye4 huang1 yu2 xi1
to be distracted from one's work and fail to achieve results (idiom)

灾荒 災荒 zai1 huang1
natural disaster; famine