Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 06:08

少年

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

少年

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

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

少年

  1. (chiefly Min Nan) young

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


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, romaji shōnen, historical hiragana せうねん)

  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

NounEdit

少年 (sonyeon) (hangeul 소년)

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

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

少年

  1. Hán tự form of thiếu niên, "youth"