Jisho

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Words — 1 found

つめ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with su ending
1. to lead a stingy life; to scrimp and save; to pinch pennies; to light one's (finger)nails (instead of a candle)Idiomatic expression
Other forms
爪に火を灯す 【つめにひをともす】つめに火をともす 【つめにひをともす】爪に火を点す 【つめにひをともす】
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Kanji — 2 found

58.88553669441314
4 strokes. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
claw, nail, talon
Kun: つめ つま-
On: ソウ
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1.669150521609538
4 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
fire
Kun: -び ほ-
On:
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