ChineseEdit
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate

number; figure; to count; to calculate; several; frequently; repeatedly; to count



trad. (指數)  指  數  
simp. (指数)  指  数 
PronunciationEdit
 Mandarin
 (Standard Chinese, Beijing)^{+}
 Pinyin:
 Zhuyin: ㄓˇ ㄕㄨˋ
 Gwoyeu Romatzyh: jyyshuh
 IPA ^{(key)}: /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂu⁵¹/
 (Standard Chinese, Beijing)^{+}
 Cantonese
 (Standard Cantonese, Guangzhou)^{+}
 Jyutping: zi^{2} sou^{3}
 Yale: jí sou
 Cantonese Pinyin: dzi^{2} sou^{3}
 IPA ^{(key)}: /t͡siː³⁵ sou̯³³/
 (Standard Cantonese, Guangzhou)^{+}
 Min Nan
NounEdit
指數
Derived termsEdit
JapaneseEdit
Kanji in this term  
指  數 
し Grade: 3 
すう Hyōgaiji 
on'yomi 
NounEdit
指數 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 指数, hiragana しすう, romaji shisū)
 (economics) index  a single number calculated from an array of prices or of quantities.
 (mathematics) exponent, power  a product of equal factors. Notation and usage: x^{n}, read as "x to the power of n" or "x to the nth power", denotes x × x × ... × x, in which x appears n times, where n is called the exponent; the definition is extended to noninteger and complex exponents.