Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 4 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 少
- end with 少
- contain 少
few, little
KUN:
  • すく.ない
    suku.nai
  • すこ.し
    suko.shi
ON:
  • ショウ
    shou
Written with 4 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 199 results)

adverb, noun
1.
small quantity, little, few, something
2.
little while
3.
short distance
Other readings:
寡し【すこし】
些し【すこし】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

adjective
few, a little, scarce, insufficient, seldom
Other readings:
少い【すくない】[1]
尠い【すくない】
寡い【すくない】
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun
boy, juvenile, young boy, youth, lad

noun
1.
little girl, maiden, young lady, female usually between 7 and 18 years old
2.
female between 17 and 20 years old (ritsuryo period)(archaism)(only relevant for 少女 and しょうじょ)
Other readings:
少女【おとめ】
乙女【おとめ】
小女【しょうじょ】

adverb, no-adjective
1.
more or less, somewhat, a little, a few, some
noun
2.
amount, quantity

adverbial noun, noun
just a minute, small quantity
Other readings:
少少【しょうしょう】
小々【しょうしょう】
小小【しょうしょう】

expression, adverb
anything of, not one bit (with negative sentence)

すく
sukunakutomo
adverb
at least
Other readings:
少くとも【すくなくとも】[1]
尠くとも【すくなくとも】
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
decrease, reduction, decline
See also:増加 (antonym)
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 2412 results)

すこ
少し
つか
疲れた
I'm a bit tired

すこ
少し
くだ
下さい
Hold on a minute, please

I want to take a rest

If there is any left, give me some

I've lost a little weight

しょうしょう
少々
くだ
下さい
Hold on, please

しょうしょう
少々
Hold on a minute, please

Would you just move along a bit, please

Every little bit helps

Not at all

I'm a bit tired

Don't be afraid

Maybe just a short one

すこ
少し
しっ
嫉妬
ふか
深く
かん
感じた
おも
思う
I suppose I felt a little jealous

午後
まいにち
毎日
れんしゅ
練習
かのじょ
彼女の
すこ
少しも
じょうた
上達
Although she practised every afternoon, her tennis didn't improve at all

For all his failures, he did not feel so at all

Hold on a minute, please. I'll see if he is in

Please hold a moment. I will see if he is back

If you have any interesting books, lend me some

The less men think, the more they talk