多少

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
しょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

AdverbEdit

多少 (hiragana たしょう, romaji tashō)

  1. little, somewhat, rather, quite

NounEdit

多少 (hiragana たしょう, romaji tashō)

  1. amount, number

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("much") +  ("few").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin duōshǎo  →  duōshao (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄉㄨㄛ ㄕㄠˇ  →  ㄉㄨㄛ ㄕㄠ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /tu̯ɔ⁵⁵ ʂɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/  →  /tu̯ɔ⁵⁵ ʂɑʊ̯²/
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AdjectiveEdit

多少 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin duōshǎo)

  1. (interrogative) how many; how much

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 11:13