This is done when making promises with friends.  (see picture above)  Friends lock little fingers (pinkies) together and sing…)

The YUBI KIRI Song


指切(ゆびき)りげんまん、

yubi kiri genman
“yubi kiri genman”

Vocabulary


うそ ついたら

uso tsuitara
If (you) tell a lie…

Vocabulary


(はり) 千本(せんほん) ()ます

hari sen bon nomasu
Drink 1000 needles

Vocabulary

指切(ゆびき)った。

yubi kitta
(and) cut (my) finger.

OR

(and we release our pinkies)

Vocabulary


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