乾布摩擦

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
ふ > ぷ
Grade: 5

Grade: S
さつ
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(dry) +‎ (cloth) +‎ 摩擦 (friction)

Noun[edit]

乾布摩擦 (hiragana かんぷまさつ, rōmaji kanpumasatsu)

  1. The activity of rubbing one's body with a dry cloth, thought to strengthen or warm up one's skin, and therefore to prevent from winter illnesses, such as cold.

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