お手洗い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
あら
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

お手洗い (hiragana おてあらい, rōmaji 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?

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