Japanese Word Entry

指小辭

Simplified Japanese form: 指小辞

Kana:ししょうじ
Romaji:shishouji
Definition: diminutive

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Chinese characters used in this word

finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler), toe, point
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓˇ (zhǐ), ㄓ (zhī)
Cantonese: zi2
Japanese: シ (shi) / ゆび (yubi)、 さ.す (sasu)、 -さ.し (-sashi)
Korean: 지 (ji)
Vietnamese: chỉ

little, small, tiny, insignificant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄠˇ (xiǎo)
Cantonese: siu2
Japanese: ショウ (shou) / ちい.さい (chiisai)、 こ- (ko-)、 お- (o-)、 さ- (sa-)、 こ (ko)、 お (o)
Korean: 소 (so)
Vietnamese: tiểu

words, speech, expression, phrase
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘˊ (cí)
Cantonese: ci4
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 シ (shi) / や.める (yameru)
Korean: 사 (sa)
Vietnamese: từ
Variants
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