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ChineseEdit

 
small; tiny; few; young
 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
simp. and trad.
(小指)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

小指

  1. little finger
  2. little toe

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 小指 (“little finger”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 小指
Mandarin Beijing 小拇哥兒
Taiwan 小指小拇指
Jinan 小拇指小門手指頭小門指頭
Xi'an 小門指頭小門指碎門指頭碎門指
Wuhan 小指甲
Chengdu 幺指拇兒𨈓指拇兒
Yangzhou 小麻指小麻指頭
Hefei 小末爪子小末爪小末指
Cantonese Guangzhou 手指尾尾指
Hong Kong 手指尾尾指
Taishan 尾指尾指奴
Yangjiang 手指尾
Gan Nanchang 小拇指頭小拇指頭子
Hakka Meixian 手指尾
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 手指尾
Liudui (S. Sixian) 手指尾
Hsinchu (Hailu) 手指尾
Dongshi (Dabu) 手指尾尾指
Zhuolan (Raoping) 手指尾
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 尾指手指尾
Jin Taiyuan 小拇指頭
Min Bei Jian'ou 尾指仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 尾掌指尾指
Min Nan Xiamen 尾指仔尾仔指
Quanzhou 尾指仔
Zhangzhou 尾指仔尾仔指尾掌指
Taipei 尾指
Kaohsiung 尾指
Tainan 尾掌指仔煞尾指
Taichung 尾掌頭仔尾掌指
Yilan 尾指
Lukang 尾指
Sanxia 不吉
Kinmen 尾指仔
Magong 尾抅仔
Hsinchu 尾指
Chaozhou 尾掌囝
Wu Shanghai 小手節頭小節頭
Suzhou 小密節頭
Wenzhou 瑣蠻指頭兒
Xiang Changsha 細指腦細指拇小指腦小指拇滿指拇
Shuangfeng 細手指腦

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ゆび
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

(ko, little) +‎ (yubi, finger)

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

小指 (hiragana こゆび, romaji koyubi)

  1. a little finger

ReferencesEdit

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