Alternative forms Edit Note that in Japanese Kanji, Korean Hanja and Vietnamese Nom, the middle stroke of the top component is written 小 with a hook whereas in modern Chinese scripts the middle stroke is written 亅 with no downward hook. 丨
Han character Edit
少 ( radical 42, 小+1, 4 strokes, 火竹 ( cangjie input FH), four-corner 9020, 0 ⿱⿲ composition ㇀ 丨 丶 丿( G H T) or ⿱ 小 丿( J K V))
Derived characters Edit
𠃣, 妙, 㠺, 抄, 沙, 䏚, 炒, 玅, 眇, 砂, 秒, 竗, 粆, 紗( 纱), 耖, 䖢, 觘, 訬, 䟞, 𨈘, 鈔( 钞), 䩖, 𩖥, 𩚙, 𩡾, 尟, 尠, 𩨡, 𩲎, 㝺, 魦( 𫚌), 麨( 𪎊), 㝻 𠚺, 𨙹, 𣢒, 𬆠, 𨚈, 𨤢, 𪨄, 𡵯, 䒚, 𠀰, 䯯, 歩, 劣, 毟, 省, 雀, 㝹, 䲵
References Edit KangXi:
page 296, character 20 Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7475
Dae Jaweon: page 590, character 2
Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 561, character 2
Unihan data for U+5C11
Glyph origin Edit
Characters in the same phonetic series ( ) 小 (
) – four dots; few; little. Compare 象形 ( 小 , “small”), which is depicted by three dots.
Pronunciation 1 Edit
few; little in number; less; not many
weak; inadequate; insufficient
† Alternative form of ( 小 , “ xiǎo small; tiny”). to
lack; to be short of; to be deficient
reduce (the amount or extent); to weaken; to lose; to stop; to cease
他 屋 裡 少 了 東西。
他 屋 里 少 了 东西。
Tā wū lǐ shǎo le dōngxi.
something in his house.
少 說 廢話！
少 说 废话！
Shǎo shuō fèihuà!
to † despise; to look down; to belittle
slightly; moderately; a little; a bit
seldom; rarely; infrequently
little while; in a moment 5th tetragram of the Taixuanjing
Pronunciation 2 Edit
young; youthful; juvenile
later in a sequence; younger; youngest
childhood; youth; young period
young man; youngster; junior
( historical ) deputy; assistant
( historical ) young master of a rich family A surname.
少 • ( so)
Sound ( hangeul): ( 소 revised: so, McCune–Reischauer: so) Name ( hangeul): 적을 This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text
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