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[しょう()]
shou
noun, noun, used as a prefix

English Meaning(s) for 小

noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. smallness; small item
noun
  1. short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days)
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. elementary school
noun, used as a prefix
  1. smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name); inferior
  2. younger (of two people with the same name); junior
noun
  1. unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)

Definition and Synonyms for 小

Smallness the property of having a relatively small size
Synonyms: ちっちゃい, , , , , 小さい, 小型, 小振り, ,

Meanings for each kanji in 小

little; small Kanji Details »

Categories 小 is a member of

Size the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
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Sample Sentences for 小

This booklet is free of charge.
There are few legal constraints on the sale of firearms in the U.S.
I propose a short rest.
Snakes are said to mesmerize small animals and birds.
Everyone is more or less conceited.

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