Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
手先
Kana Reading
てさき
Romaji
tesaki
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    fingers
    Example sentence
    父親犯罪手先であった He was the instrument of his father's crimes.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    underling; stooge; subordinate; pawn
    Example sentence
    誰か手先に過ぎない He is only someone's stooge.

Examples of 手先, てさき in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

6 strokes

before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

On'Yomi: セン

Kun'Yomi: さき, ま.ず

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JLPT 5

4 strokes

hand

On'Yomi: シュ,

Kun'Yomi: , て-, -て, た-

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