Meaning

Primary

To Wet

Alternatives

To Moisten, To Dampen, To Soak

Word Type

transitive verb, godan verb

Explanation

This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means wet or damp, so the verb version is to wet or to dampen something.

Reading

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

Explanation

Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You learned this reading with the kanji, so you should be able to read it already!

Context

Context Sentences

髪をよく濡らしてから、シャンプーをするといいですよ。

It's good to wet your hair before shampooing.

大事なUSBなので、コーヒーや水で濡らさないで下さいね。

This USB is important, so please be careful not to get it wet with coffee or water.

先輩にフラれてから、毎日涙で枕を濡らしています。

Since I was dumped by my senpai, I've been soaking my pillow with tears.

Kanji Composition