小指

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ゆび
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (ko, "small," "little," "short") + (yubi, "finger," "toe")

NounEdit

小指 (hiragana こゆび, romaji koyubi)

  1. little finger, ear-finger, pinkie
  2. little toe

See alsoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • 子指

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xiǎozhǐ
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄓˇ
IPA (key) /ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

小指 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xiǎozhǐ)

  1. little finger; little toe
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 13:21