しょうshou

prefix:

  • small; little; few

大学daigakuにおけるniokeru演習enshuutohashou人数ninzuuno学生gakuseiga教員kyouin指導shidounoshitani研究kenkyuu発表happyou討論touronwo行うokonauゼミナールZEMINAARUnoことkotowo言いiiますmasu 'Seminar', in universities, refers to debates and the presentation of research results by a few students.

Kanji definition:

ショウSHOUすくないsuku.naiすこsuko.shi

few; little

Strokes:
4
Radical:
小⺌⺍ small
SKIP:
1-1-3
UTF:
5c11
JIS208:
30-15
Hangul:
소 [so]
Pinyin:
shǎo / shào
Stroke order:
Example words:
少しすこしsukoshi
small quantity; little; few; something; / little while; / short distance
少年しょうねんshounen
boy; juvenile; young boy; youth; lad
少なくともすくなくともsukunakutomo
at least
減少げんしょうgenshou
decrease; reduction; decline
少数しょうすうshousuu
minority; few

Partial results:

すこしsukoshiold

adverb / noun:

  • small quantity; little; few; something
  • little while
  • short distance

子供kodomoni少しsukoshi愛情aijouwo注いでsosoidemi給えtamaeするとsurutokiminiおびただしいobitadashii愛情aijouga戻ってくるmodottekuru Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.

少しsukoshiテレビTEREBIwo見てmitemoいいiiですかdesuka Would you mind if I watched TV for a while?

すくないsukunaiirr. Inflection

adjective:

  • few; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom

このkono病気byoukini勝てるkateruhitoha少ないsukunai Not many survive this disease.

しょうねんshounen

noun:

  • boy; juvenile; young boy; youth; lad

そのsono内気なuchikina少年shounenhaぼそぼそとbosobosoto自分jibunno名前namaewoつぶやいたtsubuyaita The shy boy murmured his name.

しょうじょshoujoおとめotomeおとめotomeしょうじょshoujo

noun:

  • little girl; maiden; young lady; female usually between 7 and 18 years old
  • female between 17 and 20 years old (ritsuryo period) しょうじょ・少女 - archaism

あのanoかわいいkawaii少女shoujoha私のwatashinoimoutoですdesu That pretty girl is my sister.

しょうしょうshoushou

adverbial noun / noun:

  • just a minute; small quantity
すこしもsukoshimo

expression / adverb:

  • anything of; not one bit (with negative sentence)

コックKOKKUさんsanha少しもsukoshimoかけていないkaketeinai The cook hasn't put any on it.

すくなくともsukunakutomoirr.

adverb:

  • at least

watashiha少なくともsukunakutomo10satsunohonwo持っているmotteiru I have at least ten books.

しょうすうshousuu

noun / ~の noun:

  • minority; few

ヨットYOTTOha少数shousuuno金持ちkanemochiだけdakega楽しめるtanoshimeruものmonoda Yachts are for the wealthy few.

しょうりょうshouryou Inflection

noun / ~の noun / adjectival noun:

  • small quantity; small amount Antonym: 多量

noun / adjectival noun:

  • narrowmindedness - esp. 小量

このkonomizuha少量shouryounoアルコールARUKOORUwo含んでいるfukundeiru This water contains a little alcohol.

しょうすうてんshousuutenirr.

noun:

  • decimal point; radix point
すくなからずsukunakarazu

adverb:

  • considerably; not a little; in no small numbers
すこしずつsukoshizutsuすこしづつsukoshizutsuoldすこしずつsukoshizutsuすこしづつsukoshizutsu

adverb:

  • little by little

kareha少しずつsukoshizutsuよくyokuなっていますnatteimasu He is getting better bit by bit.

しょうがくshougaku

noun / ~の noun:

少額shougakunosatsuniいたしますitashimasukaそれともsoretomo高額kougakunosatsuniいたしitashiましょうかmashouka Do you want small bills or large?

しょうさshousa

noun:

  • major; lieutenant commander; wing commander

少佐shousaha大尉taiino上官joukanであるdearu A major is above a captain.

しょうしょうshoushou

noun / ~の noun:

  • major general; rear admiral; air commodore
しょうすういけんshousuuiken

noun:

  • minority opinion

少数意見shousuuikenmo尊重sonchoushiなければならないnakerebanaranai You must also respect the opinions of the minority.

しょういshoui

noun:

  • second lieutenant; sublieutenant; ensign
しょうねんいんshounen'in

noun:

  • reform school; reformatory; youth detention center (centre)
しょうねんだんshounendan

noun:

  • Boy Scouts
しょうしょくshoushoku

noun:

  • light eating; spare diet; not eating much

かぜkazeにはniha大食taishokunetsuにはniha小食shoushoku Feed a cold and starve a fever.

しょうそうきえいshousoukiei

noun / ~の noun:

  • young and energetic; up-and-coming - four character idiom
しょうりんけんshourinken

noun:

  • Shaolin kung fu
しょうまいshoumai

pronoun:

  • little sister; younger sister
しょうすうはshousuuha

noun:

  • minority group (party); minority

フォークFUOOKUwo使うtsukau人々hitobitoha歴史的にrekishitekiniみてmiteずっとzutto少数派shousuuhaであったdeatta Fork-users have historically been in the minority.

しょうそうしかんshousoushikan

noun:

  • youth officer

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