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ChineseEdit

 
eat; food; to feed; animal feed
 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
simp. and trad.
(食指)

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

食指

  1. index finger
  2. mouths to feed

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 食指 (“index finger”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 食指示指
Mandarin Beijing 食指二拇指二拇指頭
Taiwan 食指二拇指二拇指頭
Harbin 食指
Jinan 二拇指食指二門指頭
Muping 食指二拇指二拇指頭
Luoyang 二拇指頭食指
Wanrong 二面手圪頭
Xi'an 二門指頭
Xining 二拇指頭
Xuzhou 食指
Yinchuan 二拇指
Ürümqi 二拇指頭食指
Wuhan 二指甲
Chengdu 二指拇兒食指
Guiyang 二指拇
Liuzhou 吃指糧指
Yangzhou 二麻指
Nanjing 二指頭二指抹頭二馬指
Malaysia 食指
Singapore 食指
Cantonese Guangzhou 二指食指
Hong Kong 二指食指
Dongguan 食指
Taishan 二指
Gan Nanchang 二拇指頭
Lichuan 二手節
Pingxiang 第二隻手指腦
Hakka Yudu 二手指食指
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蛇頭指指人指拈食指
Liudui (S. Sixian) 指人指拈食指
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蛇頭指拈食指
Dongshi (Dabu) 食指指人指蛇頭指
Zhuolan (Raoping) 蛇頭指指人指拈食指
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 第二指
Hui Jixi 食指
Jin Taiyuan 二拇指頭
Xinzhou 二拇指頭
Min Dong Fuzhou 雞角指
Min Nan Xiamen 指指
Quanzhou 指指
Zhangzhou 雞指
Taipei 二指指指
Kaohsiung 二指指指
Tainan 二指指指
Taichung 指指
Yilan 指指
Lukang 指指
Sanxia 報路
Kinmen 指指
Magong 指指
Hsinchu 二指
Chaozhou 雞指
Shantou 雞指
Haikou 第二手仔
Leizhou 戳鹽手仔
Pinghua Nanning 食指
Wu Shanghai 雞節頭
Suzhou 指人節頭
Hangzhou 食指
Wenzhou 指天指
Chongming 二節頭
Danyang 二拇指頭
Jinhua 食指點鹽指
Ningbo 食指
Xiang Changsha 二指腦二指拇
Loudi 二手指腦

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3
Irregular
Kanji in this term
ひとさし
Grade: 2
ゆび
Grade: 3
Irregular
Kanji in this term
しょく
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 食指. The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) とさしゆび [hìtósáshíꜜyùbì] (Nakadaka - [4])
  • IPA(key): [çi̥to̞sa̠ɕijɯᵝbi]
  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) さし [hìtóꜜsàshì] (Nakadaka - [2])
  • IPA(key): [çi̥to̞sa̠ɕi]

NounEdit

食指 ‎(hiragana しょくし, romaji shokushi, historical hiragana しよくし)
(alternative reading hiragana ひとさしゆび, romaji hitosashiyubi)
(alternative reading hiragana ひとさし, romaji hitosashi)

  1. an index finger; a forefinger

IdiomsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 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