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[しょう()·ねん()]
shounen
noun

English Meaning(s) for 少年

noun
  1. boys; juveniles

Definition and Synonyms for 少年

Juvenile a young person, not fully developed
Synonyms: 少年
Teenager a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
Synonyms: ティーン, ティーンエージャー, 十代, 少年, 若者, 青二才, 青少年, 青年
Cub a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
Synonyms: カブ, サニー, ラッド, 坊や, 小僧, 少年
Blighter a boy or man
Synonyms: , やつ, ガイ, 兄さん, 兄ちゃん, 兄ちゃん, , 奴さん, 少年, 我郎, , 若者, 野郎
Male Child a youthful male person
Synonyms: , お坊さん, 坊や, 坊主, , , , , 小僧, 少年, 我郎, 男児, 男子, 男の子, , 童子

Meanings for each kanji in 少年

few; little Kanji Details »
year; counter for years Kanji Details »

Categories 少年 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Juvenile a young person, not fully developed
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Male a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
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Male Child a youthful male person
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 少年

Sample Sentences for 少年

As is often the case, the boy ran away from home.
The boy stood still in horror.
The little boy laughed a merry laugh.
The boy pretended that he was too sick to go to school.
The boy was fed up with being treated as a burden.

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