御手洗

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
あら(あらし)
Grade: 6
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
あら(あらい)
Grade: 6
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
あら(あらい)
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (honorific prefix) +‎ (hand) +‎ (washing), with a sound change from /te.a/ to /ta/, and the word taking its both kun readings.

Noun[edit]

御手洗 (hiragana みたらし, romaji mitarashi)

  1. purifying water at the entrance of a shrine

Noun[edit]

御手洗 (hiragana みたらい, romaji mitarai)

  1. purifying water at the entrance of a shrine

Noun[edit]

御手洗 (hiragana おてあらい, romaji otearai)

  1. お手洗い: toilet