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湯帷子

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Hyōgaiji Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

A compound of yu and katabira.

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NounEdit

湯帷子 (hiragana ゆかたびら, romaji yukatabira)

  1. A hitoe worn during or after bathing.
    • 931-938, Wamyō Ruijushō (book 6 page 32)
      内衣 温室云、澡浴之法、用七物其七日内衣、由加太比良○昌平本下總本有和名二字由加太比良、見榮華物語玉飾巻、今俗省呼由加太
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 833)
      Yucatabira. l, Yucata. ユカタビラ. まはた、ユカタ(湯帷子. または、ゆかた) 後者は省略形. 湯で身体を洗う者が、自分の身体を拭くための帷子 (Catabira).

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