Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 9 strokes
Taught in grade 3

Search words that:
- start with 指
- end with 指
- contain 指
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)
KUN:
  • ゆび
    yubi
  • さ.す
    sa.su
  • -さ.し
    -sa.shi
ON:
  • shi
Nanori:
  • i
  • いぶ
    ibu
  • さし
    sashi
  • さす
    sasu
Written with 9 strokes
Taught in grade 3
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 429 results)

noun
finger, toe, digit
Other readings:
【および】[1]
【おゆび】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
(finger) ring
Other readings:
指環【ゆびわ】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
guidance, leadership, instruction, direction, coaching
noun
2.
shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)(martial arts)

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to point
2.
to nominate, to select someone, to specify some person
3.
to identify, to indicate, to point out
4.
to play (a game of shogi), to move (a piece)(shogi term)
5.
to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance)
See also:差す

noun, auxillary suru verb
designation, specification, assignment, appointment, pointing at

noun
ruler, measure
All readings:
物差し【ものさし】
物差【ものさし】
物指し【ものさし】
物指【ものさし】

noun
1.
little finger, pinky
2.
little toe
Other readings:
子指【こゆび】

noun
1.
middle finger, long finger, second finger, tall finger
2.
middle toe, third toe
Other readings:
中指【ちゅうし】

noun
ring finger, fourth finger
Other readings:
くすり指【くすりゆび】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 438 results)

わた
私の
あや
誤り
てき
指摘
くだ
下さい
Please point out my mistake

This ring is too big to wear on my finger

かのじょ
彼女
りょこう
旅行
ちゅ
ゆび
指輪
She found the ring that she had lost during the journey

All this walking is killing the soles of my feet and my toes. I wonder if I have the right size shoes

かぶ
株価
すう
指数
過去
さいこう
最高に
じょうしょう
上昇
The stock price index soared to an all-time high

I bought this ring at a certain place

A good coach trains this team

He stood with his finger in his mouth

かれ
彼の
ともだち
友達
かれ
彼の
あん
指示
All his friends backed his plan

The baby has pretty little fingers

I talked my boyfriend into buying me a ring

しょうひしゃ
消費者
ぶっ
物価
すう
指数
はげ
激しく
へんどう
変動
The consumer price index has been fluctuating wildly

Her fingers were too weak to fold it

かれ
そっちょ
率直に
わた
私の
けってん
欠点
てき
指摘
He frankly pointed out my faults

This ring is expensive. Show me some cheap ones

かれ
なお
素直に
わた
私の
けってん
欠点
てき
指摘
He frankly pointed out my faults

And he pointed to a bunch of high grass

You must conduct the orchestra well

わた
かのじょ
彼女
あた
与えた
ゆび
指輪
ちい
小さい
ほうせき
宝石
The ring I gave her had a tiny stone in it

わた
私の
つま
ほうちょ
包丁
ゆび
When using the kitchen knife, my wife cut her finger