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後ろ指を指す後指を指す
Readings
うしろゆびをさす
ushiroyubiwosasu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Obscure term
to talk about someone behind their back, to backbite

Kanji
ON: ゴ, コウKUN: のち, うし.ろ, うしろ, あと, おく.れる
behind, back, later

ON: KUN: ゆび, さ.す, -さ.し
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)

ON: KUN: ゆび, さ.す, -さ.し
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)

ON: ゴ, コウKUN: のち, うし.ろ, うしろ, あと, おく.れる
behind, back, later

ON: KUN: ゆび, さ.す, -さ.し
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)

ON: KUN: ゆび, さ.す, -さ.し
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
後指を指すのはやめたまえ。Parts: 後ろ指を指す (うしろゆびをさす), 止める (やめる), 給え (たまえ)Ne parle pas des gens derrière leurs dos.
Don't talk about people behind their backs.

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