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Post by m_ » Mon 12.24.2007 12:08 am

I'm really curious and would like to know why the small finger 指 means boyfriend/girlfriend in Japanese?

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Post by Mike Cash » Mon 12.24.2007 3:39 am

It doesn't mean boyfriend.
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Post by katafei » Mon 12.24.2007 8:38 am

there is a link on the name of fingers here.

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Post by Kagemaru » Mon 12.24.2007 11:15 am

The small finger (pinky is it?) when shown to a man relates to a girlfriend or woman one is playing with.

Contrary, the thumb when shown to a woman relates to a man.

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