指甲

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Chinese[edit]

 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
1st in sequence; armor
simp. and trad.
(指甲)
alt. forms 掌甲 (chńg-kah; chéng-; chín-) Min Nan
拃甲 (chńg-kah; chéng-; chín-) Min Nan

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: chńg-kah/chéng-kah/chín-kah - etymologically unrelated.

Noun[edit]

指甲

  1. fingernail
  2. toenail

Synonyms[edit]

  • (fingernail):
Dialectal synonyms of 指甲 (“fingernail”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 指甲
Mandarin Beijing 指甲指甲蓋兒
Taiwan 指甲
Jinan 指甲指甲蓋兒
Xi'an 指甲指甲蓋兒
Wuhan 指甲殼指甲篷
Chengdu 指甲兒指甲蓋蓋
Yangzhou 指掐指掐棚子
Hefei 指甲
Cantonese Guangzhou 手指甲手甲
Hong Kong 手指甲手甲
Taishan 手甲
Yangjiang 手甲
Gan Nanchang 指甲子指甲指甲篷子
Hakka Meixian 手指甲
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 手指甲
Liudui (S. Sixian) 手指甲
Hsinchu (Hailu) 手指甲
Dongshi (Dabu) 手指甲
Zhuolan (Raoping) 手指甲
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 手甲
Jin Taiyuan 指甲
Min Bei Jian'ou 手甲
Min Dong Fuzhou 掌甲手掌甲
Min Nan Xiamen 掌甲
Quanzhou 掌甲
Zhangzhou 掌甲
Taipei 掌甲
Kaohsiung 掌甲
Tainan 掌甲
Taichung 掌甲
Hsinchu 掌甲
Lukang 掌甲
Sanxia 掌甲
Yilan 掌甲
Kinmen 掌甲
Magong 掌甲
Penang 掌甲
Philippines (Manila) 掌甲
Chaozhou 掌甲
Wu Suzhou 節掐節掐子手節掐
Wenzhou 手指甲指甲
Xiang Changsha 指甲子
Shuangfeng 指甲子

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