流し

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Japanese[edit]

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なが
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

 (れん) (よう) (けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb  (なが) (nagasu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

流し (hiragana ながし, rōmaji nagashi)

  1. flowing, running, draining
  2. sink, drain, basin
  3. draining floor (in a bathhouse)
  4. washing the clients' backs in bathhouses, or someone who does so
  5. (of entertainer) strolling, being migratory, or a strolling entertainer
  6. (of taxi) cruising around looking for passengers
  7. passing by

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN