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fingernail; toenail knife
simp. and trad.
(指甲刀)
指甲
variant forms 掌甲刀 Min Nan
 
指甲刀

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NounEdit

指甲刀

  1. nail clipper; nail scissors

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 指甲剪 (“nail clipper”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 指甲剪
Mandarin Beijing 指甲剪指甲刀
Taiwan 指甲剪指甲刀
Cantonese Hong Kong 指甲鉗
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 手指甲剪
Hsinchu (Hailu) 手指甲剪
Min Nan Xiamen 掌甲刀
Quanzhou 掌甲刀
Zhangzhou 掌甲欱仔
Philippines (Manila) 掌甲刀
Wu Shanghai 指掐鉗軋指鉗