手洗い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 6

Etymology[edit]

(hand) +‎ 洗い (washing)

Noun[edit]

手洗い (hiragana てあらい, romaji tearai)

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