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READING  ロウ、お-いる、ふ-ける
MEANING  old man
JLPT level N3 (full info & stroke order)
 
Words/compounds
ろうじん
the aged, old person
ろうふじん
old woman
ろうれい
advanced age, senility
ろうか
ageing, aging, senile deterioration
ろうかげんしょう
aging process, ageing process
 
Example sentences
老人
あの老人たちは街角に無駄話をしに行くのが好きだ。
The old men like to meet on the street corner just to shoot the bull.
 
その老人は、金と宝石で若い女の子の歓心を買った。
The old man bribed a young girl with money and jewelry.
 
その老人は金には事欠かない。
The old man has enough money.
老婦人
老婦人は、道路を横断するのを手伝ったことに対して、私に感謝した。
The old lady thanked me for helping her across the road.
 
老婦人は1人で3部屋続きのアパートに住んでいた。
The old lady lived in a three-room apartment by herself.
老齢
少子化と人口の老齢化を見越して業務内容を大幅に変更したあの会社は先見の明があったわけだ。
It was very far-sighted for that company to change its policy to accommodate the decrease in numbers of children and the aging of society.
 
少年少女と呼ぶべき年齢の者から、近く大往生を遂げるのではないかという老齢の者の姿まである。
There were figures there from those of an age best called girls and boys to those who looked to be old enough to be about to live out their life span.
老化
老化を防ぐためにもっと体を動かすべきだ。
You have to get more exercise in order to stave off senility.
 
老化現象の一種です。
This is a condition caused by aging.
 
Lookalikes
 
コウ 
filial piety