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Literally: the first bent finger
- In Chinese culture, one common method of counting is to begin with an open hand, then begin folding the fingers into the palm starting with the thumb.
首屈一指 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin)
- number one; come first on the list; be matchless; be second to none; come out first; endsville; thumbs up.