Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

shǎo shào

  1. shǎo adjective few
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In the sense of 不多 (Guoyu '少' shǎo adj 1; Unihan '少')
  2. shǎo verb to decrease / to lessen / to lose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In the sense of 丟失 (Guoyu '少' shǎo v 3)
  3. shǎo adverb slightly / somewhat
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 略微 or 稍微 (Guoyu '少' shǎo adv 3)
  4. shǎo verb to be inadequate / to be insufficient
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 不夠 (Guoyu '少' shǎo v 1; Unihan '少')
  5. shǎo verb to be less than
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '少' shǎo v 2)
  6. shǎo verb to despise / to scorn / to look down on
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 轻视 (Guoyu '少' shǎo v 4)
  7. shǎo adverb short-term
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 不久 (Guoyu '少' shǎo adv 1)
  8. shǎo adverb infrequently
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 不经常 (Guoyu '少' shǎo adv 2)
  9. shǎo adverb slightly / somewhat
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 略微 or 稍微 (Guoyu '少' shǎo adv 2)
  10. shào adjective young
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 年幼 or 年轻 (Guoyu '少' shào adj 1)
  11. shào noun youth
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 年轻的时候 (Guoyu '少' shào n 1)
  12. shào noun a youth / a young person
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 年轻人 (Guoyu '少' shào n 2)
  13. shào proper noun Shao
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '少' shào n 3)

Contained in

至少僧多粥少粥少僧多少数少白头减少少年多少必不可少青少年少数民族不少缺少阔少或多或少少女少先队少量少长极少少林寺新少林寺前少帝后少帝汉少帝 以少胜多刘少奇年少回少向多少光天少净天稀少少吴绫少府宋少帝鲜少较少青少年福利佛为年少比丘说正事经少室六门少康年少王子计功多少量彼来处少见少林少善根少善少儿老少不可缺少少妇

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百一十 表第十一 宰輔年表二 Volume 110 Tables 11: Annals of Chancellors 2 157
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十三回 Chapter 33 91
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百十二 表第十三 七卿年表二 Volume 112 Tables 13: Annals of the Seven Ministers 2 87
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百十一 表第十二 七卿年表一 Volume 111 Tables 12: Annals of the Seven Ministers 1 77
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十八 志第一百二十一 職官八 Volume 168 Treatises 121: Offical Posts 8 72
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百四十五 列傳第九十五: 劉玄佐 董晉 陸長源 劉全諒 李忠臣 李希烈 吳少誠 Volume 145 Biographies 95: Liu Xuanzuo, Dong Jin, Lu Zhengyuan, Liu Quanliang, Li Zhongchen, Li Xilie, Wu Shaocheng 69
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇九 表第十 宰輔年表一 Volume 109 Tables 10: Annals of Chancellors 1 62
History of Jin 《金史》 卷六十一 表第三: 交聘表中 Volume 61 Tables 3: Communication between States 2 57
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十二回 Chapter 32 55
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第三 律曆下 曆法 Volume 93: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 54

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
少师 少師 少師 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 微子 Shang Shu - Count of Wei 16
少牢 少牢 殷以少牢 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 10
少退 少退 宰自右少退 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士冠禮 第一 1. Capping rites for (the son of) a common officer 9
少皞 少皞 少皞氏有不才子 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 8
少姜 少姜 致少姜 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 7
少进 少進 少進 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 6
少傅 少傅 少傅 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 周官 Zhou Shu - Officers of Zhou 5
少待 少待 姑少待我 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
少称 少稱 將尊師少稱將 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 4
少安 少安 可以少安 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4