Last modified on 23 June 2014, at 00:22

小人

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

小人

  1. a villain
  2. (archaic) a person of low position
  3. Used other than as an idiom: see ,‎ .

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

From (shō, "small," "little") + (nin, "human being")

NounEdit

小人 (hiragana しょうにん, romaji shōnin)

  1. child, small person
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Etymology 2Edit

From (ko, "small," "little") + (hito, "man")

NounEdit

小人 (hiragana こびと, romaji kobito)

  1. dwarf
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From (shō, "small," "little") + (jin, "human being")

NounEdit

小人 (hiragana しょうじん, romaji shōjin)

  1. narrow-minded person, mean person
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