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

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

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:11