1175-Jouyou-kanji “洗” Stroke Order and Meanings

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“Washing” or “Examine thoroughly” in Japanese kanji, and the Stroke Order and Meanings of Kanji “洗”

Japanese Jouyou-kanji “洗” means “Cleanse”, “Rinse” or “Investigate clearly” etc.

Jouyou Kanji "洗"

Jouyou Kanji “洗”

Jouyou Kanji "洗" Stroke Order

Jouyou Kanji “洗” Stroke Order

Stroke # 9 Strokes
On-Yomi せん(sen)
Kun-Yomi あら(う)(ara(u))
Meanings Wash, Cleanse, Scour, Purify, Rinse
Investigate clearly, Examine thoroughly
Arai (One of Japanese cooking — fish cut meat which is shrinked with cold ice water)

Kanji words which contain Kanji “洗”, and their meanings

Words Meanings
洗い浚い(あらいざらい-a ra i za ra i) Everything, All, Wholly, Entirely
洗い張り(あらいはり-a ra i ha ri) Stretching pieces of a kimono on boards to dry after they have been washed and starched
洗眼(せんがん-se n ga n) Eye washing
洗顔(せんがん-se n ga n) Face washing
洗剤(せんざい-se n za i) Detergent
洗浄(せんじょう-se n jo u) Cleansing, Cleaning, Cleanup
洗心(せんしん-se n shi n) To wash away and purify the annoying of the mind
洗足(せんそく-se n so ku) Washing the feet
洗濯(せんたく-se n ta ku) Laundering, Washing
洗髪(せんぱつ-se n pa tsu) Shampoo, Washing one’s hair
洗面(せんめん-se n me n) Washing one’s face
洗礼(せんれい-se n re i) Baptism
洗練(せんれん-se n re n) Civilization, Sophistication