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ㄕㄠ ˇ

shǎo

few

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

    shǎo

    few

    • ㄒㄧㄠ ˇ

      xiǎo

      small

2 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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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 少

shǎo
shào

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

Vocabulary

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Collections

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HSK 1 (Traditional)

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