親指

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
おや
Grade: 2
ゆび
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (oya, parent, boss) +‎ (yubi, finger).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

親指 (hiragana おやゆび, rōmaji oyayubi)

  1. a thumb (digit)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN