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  *指* | 指* | *指
finger / to point at or to / to indicate or refer to / to depend on / to count on / (of hair) to stand on end
(finger) ring
especially / particularly
to make a general reference / to be used in a general sense
index finger / mouths to feed
thumb / big toe
to count as number one (idiom); second to none / outstanding
middle finger
variant of 腳趾|脚趾
to refer in particular to
Dow Jones Industrial Average (abbr. for 道瓊斯指數|道琼斯指数)
to dip a finger (idiom); fig. to get one's finger in the pie / to get a share of the action / abbr. for 染指於鼎|染指于鼎
little finger
to refer to / metaphor
to hint at / to imply / sth hidden
ring finger
a snap of the fingers / a short moment / in a flash / in the twinkling of an eye
the objects indicated / as pointed out
stock market index / share price index / abbr. for 股票指數|股票指数
to make one's hair stand up in anger (idiom); to raise people's hackles
pitch-dark (idiom)
little finger / pinkie
NASDAQ / National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, a computerized data system to provide brokers with price quotations for securities traded over the counter
thumb / big toe
Shanghai composite index (stock market index)
variant of 扳指
USB flash drive / see also 閃存盤|闪存盘
hand gesture in traditional dances (joined thumb and middle finger, the rest extended)
to mean / to imply
Tom Thumb (small person in folk tales)
to count on one's fingers
brachydactylism (genetic abnormality of short or missing fingers)
index finger
fat finger error (finance)
as the arm moves the finger (idiom) / freely and effortlessly / to have perfect command of
big toe
index finger
circular finger movement (in playing plucked instrument) / strumming
to order with the chin / to indicate what one wants by facial gesture
a snap of the fingers / a short moment / in a flash / in the twinkling of an eye
to give a thumbs-up
index finger
ornamental thumb ring (originally a ring, often made from jade, worn by archers in ancient times to protect the right thumb when drawing a bowstring)
to squeeze the fingers (old form of torture)
Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Composite Index
to face a thousand pointing fingers with a cool scowl (citation from Lu Xun) / to treat with disdain / to defy
to give a thumbs-up / to express one's approval

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