蘭花指

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Chinese[edit]

orchid
 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
trad. (蘭花指) 蘭花
simp. (兰花指) 兰花
Literally: “orchid fingers”.

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Noun[edit]

蘭花指

  1. (originally opera) A hand gesture, where the tip of the thumb gently touches the distal part of the middle finger and the remaining fingers are slightly flexed, making the hand resembling the petals of an orchid flower. It is considered a sign of grace and femininity.