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/SHI/    ゆび/yubi/    さ.す/    -さ.し/-sa.shi/SHI//    yubi/ゆび/さ.す/    -sa.shi/-さ.し/

finger;  point to;  indicate;  put into;  play (chess);  measure (ruler) Frenchdoigt;  désigner;  indiquer;  jouer (échecs);  mesure (règle, mètre) Portuguesededo;  apontar para;  indicar;  colocar dentro;  jogo (xadrez);  medida (governantal) Spanishdedo;  apuntar;  señalar

Radical: (hand).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 日匕扌.   Pinyin: zhǐ / zhī.   Hangul:  [ji].   Nanori:  / いぶ / さし / さすi / ibu / sashi / sasu.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
SHIしこうshikō】being orientated (towards); directional (e.g. microphone); -oriented
しょくしshokushi】forefinger; index finger
みずさしmizusashi】pitcher; container of fresh water for replenishing the kettle and rinsing bowls (tea ceremony)
ゆびyubi後ろうしろゆびushiroyubi】being talked about or backbitten
折りゆびおりyubiori】leading; prominent; eminent
くすりゆびkusuriyubi】ring finger; fourth finger
sasuさすsasu】to point; to nominate; to identify; to play (shogi); to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance)
図星をずぼしをさすzuboshiwosasu】to hit the nail on the head; to guess exactly right
Codepoints and classification codes:
27-56JIS X 0208
5106.1Four Corner
1378De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1904Classic Nelson
2152The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
378New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
278Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
659Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
241A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
800Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
729Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
12034Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 5 p. 216
289A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1041Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
226Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
569Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
305Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
327Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
292The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
775Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
888Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
666Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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