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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)

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至少僧多粥少粥少僧多少数少于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

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 11
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《越王句踐世家》 House of King Goujian of Yue 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
少君 少君 少君之費 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain 11
少牢 少牢 諸侯社稷皆少牢 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 9
少帝 少帝 常山王朝名為少帝弟 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 6
少子 少子 少子辛 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 6
少师 少師 少師陽 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 18. 《微子》 Wei Zi 5
帝少 帝少 其帝少皞 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 4
少进 少進 請少進 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《哀公問》 Questions of Duke Ai 4
少梁 少梁 取少梁 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 4
少知 少知 少知問於大公調曰 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《則陽》 Ze-yang 4
少傅 少傅 少傅以養之 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 3

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
18. 《微子》 Wei Zi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
孔子 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
諸侯社稷 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
天下善人不善 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
用力 《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
好學 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
先生 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋鳥》 Explanation of Birds in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
大業 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1