chanoyu

[chah-naw-yoo]
noun
a Japanese ceremony at which tea is prepared, served, and taken with an ancient and involved ritual.
Also called tea ceremony.


Origin:
< Japanese, equivalent to cha tea + no (particle) + yu hot water

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chado, sado or chanoyu (ˈtʃɑːdəʊ, ˈsɑːdəʊ, ˌtʃɑːnɔːˈyuː)
 
n
the Japanese tea ceremony
 
[from Japanese cha or sa tea (from Chinese cha) + way (from Chinese tao); chanoyu literally: tea's hot water]
 
sado, sado or chanoyu
 
n
 
[from Japanese cha or sa tea (from Chinese cha) + way (from Chinese tao); chanoyu literally: tea's hot water]
 
chanoyu, sado or chanoyu
 
n
 
[from Japanese cha or sa tea (from Chinese cha) + way (from Chinese tao); chanoyu literally: tea's hot water]

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Therefore, chanoyu students learn to step over such joins when walking in the tea room.
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