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1 bathroom

\one bath-room (or o-nu-ku)\
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Definition

A euphemistic notation (usually uttered in a class room by a student to the teacher) to request permission to leave the class to "answer the call of nature" (to pee).

This is different to rend-uku (or 2 bathroom) which is used when the aforementioned student wants to "take a dump" (aka poop, crap, lay a log, shit)

Usage

Ramesh: Miss, 1 bathroom, Miss.
Miss: Ok, seekrama-va. (Come back quickly)
Ramesh: Tanks, Miss.

Notes: Any female teacher is usually referred to as 'Miss' irrespective of her martial status. Student usually use this more than once in a sentence. Tanks (is Thanks pronounced in Tamil).

Added 2012-02-24 by Silly Billy