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Kyōiku kanji
Kanji that Japanese students should learn in elementary school #kyoiku
Jōyō kanji
Kanji considered of common use by the Japanese Ministry of Education #joyo
2nd grade kanji
Kanji learned in second grade (elementary school) #grade-2
4 strokes
Kanji with 4 strokes #strokes-4
JLPT N4 kanji
JLPT N4 kanji: Elementary Level #jlpt4k

Reading

  • On'yomi
    ショウ
  • Kun'yomi
    すく.ないすこ.し
  • Chinese (pinyin)
    shao3shao4
  • Korean (hangul)
  • Korean (romanized)
    so
  • Vietnamese
    ThiểuThiếu
  • Kantenji (braille kanji)
    ⣕⢼

Meaning

Stroke order

Not available for this kanji.

少 stroke 1少 stroke 2少 stroke 3少 stroke 4少 stroke 5
Number of strokes: 4

Components in kanji 少

Similar kanji

Antonyms

Popular words containing this kanji

少し すこし
popularJLPT N5adverb
  • a little, a bit, a small amount, a few, some, slightly, somewhat
少年 しょうねん
popularJLPT N3noun (generic)
  • boy, juvenile, young boy, youth, lad
少なくとも すくなくとも
popularJLPT N2adverb
  • at least
減少 げんしょう
popularJLPT N1noun (generic)adjective (generic)
  • decrease, reduction, decline
少数 しょうすう
popularJLPT N1noun (generic)adverbadjective (generic)
  • small number, few, minority
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Extended information

  • Frequency287
  • KANJIDIC Project

    1331

    "Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by Andrew Nelson (now published as the "Classic" Nelson)

    166

    "The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by John Haig

    1390

    "New Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by Jack Halpern

    3467

    "Kanji Learners Dictionary" (Kodansha) by Jack Halpern

    2163

    "Remembering The Kanji" by James Heisig

    106

    "A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage" (Gakken)

    231

    "Japanese Names", by P.G. O'Neill

    88

    "Essential Kanji" by .GP. O'Neill

    129

    "Daikanwajiten" by Morohashi

    7475:4:89

    "A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters" by Kenneth G. Henshall

    143

    "Kanji and Kana" by Spahn and Hadamitzky

    144

    "Kanji and Kana" by Spahn and Hadamitzky (2011 edition)

    144

    "A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese" by Florence Sakade

    93

    Japanese Kanji Flashcards, by Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki (Series 1)

    47

    "A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese" 3rd edition, by Henshall, Seeley and De Groot

    160

    Tuttle Kanji Cards, by Alexander Kask

    95

    "The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power" by Dale Crowley

    153

    "Kanji in Context" by Nishiguchi and Kono

    105

    "Japanese For Busy People" vols I-III, published by the AJLT. The codes are the volume.chapter

    2.17

    The "Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide"

    512

    Codes from Yves Maniette's "Les Kanjis dans la tete" French adaptation of Heisig

    107

    "Remembering The Kanji, 6th Ed." by James Heisig

    111

    "Kodansha Kanji Dictionary", (2nd Ed. of the NJECD) by Jack Halpern

    4278

    "Kanji Learners Dictionary" (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) by Jack Halpern

    2915
  • Halpern's SKIP (System of Kanji Indexing by Patterns) code

    4-4-4

    The descriptor codes for The Kanji Dictionary (Tuttle1996) by Spahn and Hadamitzky

    3n1.1

    The "Four Corner" code for the kanji. This is a code invented by Wang Chen in 1928

    9020.0

    The codes developed by the late Father Joseph De Roo, and published in his book "2001 Kanji" (Bonjinsha)

    1160
  • JIS X 0208-1997 - kuten coding nn-nn

    1-30-15

    Decimal representation of the UTF16 character

    23569