手目

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (te, hand) +‎ (me, eye, in reference to the “eyes” or pips, the dots on dice used for gambling).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

手目 (hiragana てめ, rōmaji teme)

  1. cheating or deceiving to favor oneself at gambling or some other activity, such as by making sure the dice roll a certain way, or by rigging a deal of cards
  2. such a cheat or deception
  3. plotting to undertake a crime or prank
  4. the scheme or plan for such a crime or prank

Idiom[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan