爪切り

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Japanese[edit]

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爪切り (tsumekiri): two nail clippers.
Kanji in this term
つめ
Grade: S

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(tsume, nails, claws) +‎ 切り (kiri, cutting, cutter, stem of verb 切る, kiru, “to cut”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

爪切り (hiragana つめきり, rōmaji tsumekiri)

  1. a nail clipper

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 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