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手洗い

JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
あら
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

(te, hand) +‎ 洗い (arai, washing)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

手洗い (hiragana てあらい, romaji tearai, historical hiragana てあらひ)

  1. hand washing, washing one's hands.
  2. washing by hand, as opposed to machine washing.
  3. lavatory; washroom. see お手洗い.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9