少年

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 2
ねん
Grade: 1
on'yomi
少年 (しょうねん)

EtymologyEdit

/seunen/ → /syoːnen/ [ɕoːnen].

NounEdit

少年 (hiragana しょうねん, historical hiragana せうねん, romaji shōnen)

  1. boy, young man

Derived termsEdit

  • 少年愛嗜好
  • 少年院
  • 少年会
  • 少年感化院
  • 少年鑑別所
  • 少年少女
  • 少年審判所
  • 少年団
  • 少年犯罪

See alsoEdit

  • 子供 (kodomo, child)
  • 少女 (shōjo, young girl)
  • 女性 (josei, lady (adult woman))
  • 青年 (seinen, young man)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

少年 (sonyeon) (hangeul 소년)

  1. Hanja form? of 소년, “boy, young person”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shàonián
Zhuyin ㄕㄠˋ ㄋㄧㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ʂɑʊ̯⁵¹ ni̯ɛn³⁵/

NounEdit

少年 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shàonián)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) early youth (from ten to sixteen)
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) juvenile, youngster

Derived termsEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ɕiau˥˧lɪɛn˧˥ ]

AdjectiveEdit

少年 (traditional and simplified, POJ siàu-liân)

  1. young

Related termsEdit

  • 少年人 (siàu-liân-lâng)

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:11