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ChineseEdit

 
small; tiny; few; young
 
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
simp. and trad.
(小火)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

小火

  1. (cooking) slow fire; low heat

AntonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From ("small") + ("fire")

or from (shō, "small," "little") + (ka, "fire")

NounEdit

小火 ‎(hiragana ぼや, romaji boya)

小火 ‎(hiragana しょうか, romaji shōka)

  1. small fire

Usage notesEdit

  • boya, although an unapproved reading of 小火, is used much more commonly than shōka