縮小

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しゅく
Grade: 6
しょう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (shuku, "shrink," "reduce," "shorten") + (shō, "small," "little")

NounEdit

縮小 (hiragana しゅくしょう, romaji shukushō)

  1. minification, condensation
  2. shortening
  3. reduction, curtailment, cut

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VerbEdit

縮小 + する (hiragana しゅくしょうする, romaji shukushō suru)

  1. minify, condense
  2. shorten
  3. reduce, curtail, cut down
    事業 (じぎょう)規模 (きぼ)縮小 (しゅくしょう)した。
    jigyō no kibo o shukushō shita.
    The company reduced their business.

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MandarinEdit

simpl. 缩小
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin suōxiǎo
Zhuyin ㄙㄨㄛ ㄒㄧㄠˇ
IPA (key) /su̯ɔ⁵⁵ ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

VerbEdit

縮小 (traditional, Pinyin suōxiǎo, simplified 缩小)

  1. to shrink, to decrease in size
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