浴衣

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

浴衣 (classifier )

  1. bathrobe

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 4
Girls in yukata
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Etymology[edit]

An abbreviation of 湯帷子 (yukatabira): yukatabira > yukata.

Noun[edit]

浴衣 (hiragana ゆかた, romaji yukata)

  1. a thin light garment worn for sleeping, for in the Summer, or for when washing one's body
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 6 page 32)
      内衣 温室經云、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).
  2. (from sense 1) yukata; a kind of light kimono used for general wear

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