中指

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Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
simp. and trad.
(中指)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

中指

  1. middle finger

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
なか
Grade: 1
ゆび
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(naka, chū, middle) +‎ (yubi, shi, finger)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

中指 (hiragana なかゆび, rōmaji nakayubi)
(alternative reading hiragana ちゅうし, romaji chūshi, historical hiragana ちゆうし)

  1. a middle finger

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0