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Which attributive: きれい or 清潔 sounds more natural to say "clean hands"?
asked May 10, 2017 at 22:31
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清潔 means "being sanitary/hygienic" so I think きれいな手 sounds more like "clean hands."
But, of course, it can mean "pretty hands" by context.
answered May 11, 2017 at 3:27
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