お手洗い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
あら
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
御手洗い

Etymology[edit]

() (o, honorific prefix) + 手洗(てあら) (tearai, hand washing)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(あら) (otearai

  1. a restroom, a toilet, a lavatory, a bathroom
    手洗(てあら)はどこですか。
    Otearai wa doko desu ka.
    Where is the restroom?

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN