Meaning

Primary

Hot Water

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.

Reading

Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This has the same reading as the kanji you learned, meaning you know the reading!

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 湯が〜
  • 〜湯
  • 湯に〜
  • 湯を〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 湯が出る
    hot water comes out
    湯がわく
    water boils
    湯ができる
    the bath is ready
  • 男湯
    men's section of a public bath
    のこり湯
    water remaining after everyone has taken a bath
    女湯
    women's section of a public bath
  • 湯につける
    to soak something in hot water
    湯に入る
    to take a bath
    湯につかる
    to soak in a bath
  • 湯をわかす
    to boil water, to get the bath ready
    湯を使う
    to use hot water
    湯を飲む
    to drink hot water

Context Sentences

お湯であらってみたら、落ちるかもしれないよ。

If you wash it with hot water, you might be able to remove it.

コウイチは大きい方をした後、お湯と石けんで手をあらいます。

After going number two, Koichi washes his hands with hot water and soap.

お湯を沸かしてくれないか?

Could you boil some water?

Kanji Composition