1. I〔ひざのすぐそば〕
    • 彼は灰皿をひざ元に引き寄せた
    • He pulled the ashtray toward him.
  1. II〔身近,手許〕
    • 親のひざ元で17まで育った
    • He grew up under his parents' care until he was seventeen.
    • 15歳のとき親のひざ元を離れて東京の学校に入った
    • When I was fifteen, I left home and entered a school in Tokyo.