少 shǎo less; few
Made up of [小 xiǎo
radical 42, 丿 piě
NoteA cut stroke added to the character for 'small' makes it even smaller
Number of strokes 4
Using 小 xiǎo
: 当 dāng (to be) 尚 shàng (still) 孙 sūn (grandson)
Using 丿 piě
: 乎 hū (at) 乃 nǎi (to be) 失 shī (to lose) 勿 wù (do not) 义 yì (justice) 乐 lè (music) 之 zhī (him) 族 zú (clan) 久 jiǔ (long time) 么 me (what) 弟 dì (younger brother) 戊 wù (fifth (ordinal))
Different tone勺 sháo (spoon)
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刘少奇 Liu Shaoqi
少见多怪 shaǒ jiàn duō guài
Unsettled by a new environment
笑一笑,十年少 xiào yī xiào, shí nián shào
Happiness is the best cosmetic
多少 duō shǎo
你要多少瓶葡萄酒 nǐ yào duō shǎo píng pú táo jiǔ
You want how many bottles of wine?
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