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# 1 skrev:
> I have a question about fingers:
> 
> How common is it in languages of the world to have diffenrent names for 
> the 4 other fingers than the thumb? Names that are not only a 
> distinction of sizes or order?
> 
> I know that there aresuch names in French but not English. What's about 
> the other languages?
> 
> It is to know if I really need to create names for the 4 little fingers 
> in addition of the generic word for finger or if people don't really 
> need to be so specific or are confortable with using size/order distinction
> 
> - Max
> 
> 

In Swedish there are several children's rimes with
the following names:

Tummetott  /'t8mmE,tott/
Slickepott /'slikkE,pott/
Långeman /'loNE,man/
Ringeman /'riNE,man/
Vickevire /,vikkE'vi:rE/


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