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ㄕㄠ ˇ



少 is a 4 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as shǎo in the third tone, however it can also be pronounced as shào.

  • ㄕㄠ ˇ



    • ㄒㄧㄠ ˇ



3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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few shaolin master taking shaoer (shower). They cut their long hair now few strands left.
by simplifiedsiopao

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A SMALL amount halved is a only few.
by BobWebb

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"There are only a <few> SMALL pieces of firewood left in the sta[sh ou]tside." says Anne.
by vms5q

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We found 2 pronunciations for 少


Definitions for 少 pronounced as shǎo

  • few
  • less
  • to lack
  • to be missing
  • to stop (doing sth)
  • seldom

Definitions for 少 pronounced as shào

  • young


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