Today’s first #kanji is #洗. Another #さんずいへん（氵） kanji. Its つくり (the right side of a kanji) is #先, which serves as a sound indicator, but apparently it is a simplified form of #跣. So the original meaning of 洗 was to wash a person’s feet. Interesting, isn’t it?
Meaning: to wash
洗濯（センタク）: washing, the wash, laundering, laundry
水洗（スイセン）: flushing, washing (by water), rinsing
洗う（あらう）: to wash
洗い物（あらいもの）: dishes/clothes to wash, washing up, laundry
手洗い（てあらい）: hand-washing, rest room
お手洗い（おてあらい）: a lavatory, a bathroom, a toilet room
足を洗う（あしをあらう）: to wash (a person’s) feet, to quit, to cash in one’s chips
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