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ChineseEdit

very; rather; quite
 
young; few; little; lack
simp. and trad.
(很少)
Literally: “very few”.

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

很少

  1. seldom

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Usage notesEdit

Few Chinese dictionaries have an entry for this word because it is seen as too obvious a compound of its parts from a Chinese perspective, though it is more opaque from the perspective of speakers of other languages such as English.

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