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[しょう()·すう()]
shousuu
noun, adverb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 少数

noun, adverb, no adjective
  1. small number; few; minority

Definition and Synonyms for 少数

Minority being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
Synonyms: マイノリティー, 少数, 少数派, 少数者
Fewness the quality of being small in number
Synonyms: 少数

Meanings for each kanji in 少数

few; little Kanji Details »
number; strength; fate; law; figures Kanji Details »

Categories 少数 is a member of

Number the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 少数

Sample Sentences for 少数

Nowadays, there are still a few groups of people in different parts of the world who do not have permanent homes.
When the Incas were conquered by the Spanish about four hundred years ago, some of the Incas left Cuzco and went to Machu Picchu in the heart of Peru.
A perfect knowledge of a few writers and a few subjects is more valuable than a superficial one of a great many.
We should think much of the opinion of the minority.
The authors state quite categorically that the female members of only a small number of species also sing.

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