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茶碗を清める・Purifying a Bowl

茶碗は丁寧に清めなければいけません。水屋ですすぐ時には、水を張った茶碗をまわすだけではなく、指で丁寧に洗わなければお茶が残ってしまいます。もし手で洗った茶碗に抵抗があるならば、洗ったあと茶碗にもう一度軽く水をかければよいでしょう。

茶碗の外側にも水をかけます。とくに高台にはたっぶり水をかけます。釉薬のかかっていない高台は、乾いているとよく水気を吸います。水をかけて先にきれいな水をたっぷり吸わせなければ、お茶や手の脂を吸い込み、汚れや黒ずみの原因となります。

[中略]

水を切るとき、茶碗を振ってはいけません。手を滑らせることのないしっかりした扱いとともに、手を滑らせても安全な位置を意識するよう、心がけます。

A bowl must be purified with care.  When rinsing a bowl at mizuya, it is not enough to put water and rotate it. 

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今日は日本の文化を話しましょう!

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