手指

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Chinese[edit]

hand; convenient; ‑er
 
finger; to point; to direct
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
simp. and trad.
(手指)
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Pronunciation 1[edit]


手指

Noun[edit]

手指

  1. (anatomy) finger (Classifier: m;  m c)
    交叉手指  ―  jiāochā shǒuzhǐ  ―  to cross one's fingers
    切勿手指伸入 [MSC, trad.]
    切勿手指伸入 [MSC, simp.]
    Qǐng qièwù jiāng shǒuzhǐ shēnrù lóng zhōng. [Pinyin]
    Please do not poke your fingers through the cage.
  2. (Hong Kong Cantonese, informal) flash drive; thumb drive (Classifier: c)
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  • (finger): (literary, or in compounds) (zhǐ)
  • (flash drive):
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Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

手指

  1. (Min) finger ring; ring (Classifier: mn)
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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on’yomi

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Noun[edit]

(しゅ)() (shushi

  1. (often in compounds) finger; hand
    (しゅ)()(えい)(せい)
    shushi eisei
    manual hygiene; hand washing

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ゆび
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Of () (te, hand; arm) + (ゆび) (yubi, digit)

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Noun[edit]

()(ゆび) (teyubi

  1. finger
    Synonym: (yubi, finger; digit)
    Antonym: 足指 (ashiyubi, toe)