Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 洗
- end with 洗
- contain 洗
wash, inquire into, probe
KUN:
  • あら.う
    ara.u
ON:
  • セン
    sen
Nanori:
  • あらい
    arai
  • らい
    rai
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 155 results)

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
washing, laundry
2.
relaxing, taking a break(oft. as 命の洗濯)
Other readings:
洗濯【せんだく】[1]
洗たく【せんたく】
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

Godan-u verb, transitive verb
1.
to wash, to cleanse, to rinse
2.
to inquire into, to investigate
3.
to purify (one's heart)
4.
to lave (e.g. shore), to wash over (e.g. deck), to sweep

noun
toilet, restroom, lavatory, bathroom
Other readings:
御手洗い【おてあらい】

noun
detergent, cleanser, cleaning agent, washing material

noun
1.
washing one's hands, water (or basin, etc.) for washing one's hands
2.
restroom, lavatory, toilet
See also:お手洗い
3.
hand-washing (laundry, etc.)
Other readings:
手洗【てあらい】

noun, auxillary suru verb
washing with water, rinsing, flushing

noun
washing machine (laundry)
Other readings:
洗濯機【せんたっき】
洗たく機【せんたくき】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
washing, cleansing, cleaning, laundering
2.
cleansing (one's mind and body)(Buddhist term)

あら
araiageru
Ichidan verb, transitive verb
to finish washing, to wash well, to investigate thoroughly

noun
public bath, bathhouse
All readings:
銭湯【せんとう】
洗湯【せんとう】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 287 results)

わた
まいにち
毎日
せんたく
洗濯
I wash clothes every day

あら
洗う
ひつよう
必要
It needs washing

This shirt needs washing

You need to wash this shirt

The washing machine is somewhat out of order

はは
まいにち
毎日
せんたく
洗濯
Mother washes every day

My jeans shrank in the wash

わた
私の
くる
あら
洗う
ひつよう
必要
My car needs washing

くる
あら
洗う
ひつよう
必要
This car needs washing

きた
汚い
がっこう
学校
まえ
あら
洗う
ひつよう
必要
That shirt is very dirty. It needs washing before you go to school

This shirt wants washing

The wild and windy night that the rain washed away

わた
私の
いもうと
まいあさ
毎朝
かみ
あら
洗う
My sister washes her hair every morning

わた
私の
まいあさ
毎朝
かみ
あら
洗う
My big sister washes her hair every morning

The sweater shrank in the wash

かちょう
課長
おく
奥さん
いま
りょこう
旅行
ちゅ
おに
あい
せんたく
洗濯
まいにち
毎日
I heard the manager's wife is on vacation. And, well, when the cat's away, the mice play. Now he's out partying every night

かのじょ
彼女
とき
せんたく
洗濯
She was doing the washing then

She has just finished washing dishes

せんたく
洗濯機
こしょう
故障
The washing machine is out of order

あかぼう
赤ん坊
あい
わた
せんたく
洗濯
I did the washing while the baby was sleeping