Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xiǎo

  1. xiǎo adjective small / tiny / insignificant
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
    Notes: Adjectives of size, such as 小, must precede adjectives of shape. For example, 小方桌 'small square table' (Unihan '小'; Sun 2006, loc. 1766).
  2. xiǎo noun Kangxi radical 42
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. xiǎo prefix indicates lack of seniority or young age
    Domain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: In this use, 小 is a 指小 'diminutive' venacular prefix used with a noun or person's surname to indicate familiarity (Sun 2006, loc. 691).

Contained in

小时大小大小写小巧小型小篆小学生小鹰小标题小于小节小学空中小姐小姐小轮车小伙子小伙儿从小小伙小气小心小数小说小满小暑小雪小寒最小公倍数小提琴小萝卜小应用程序区分大小写小米小孩儿小孩小麦小朋友胆小小牛儿王小花缩小微小小便小组大同小异小型计算机系统接口渺小细小小鬼小数点小心翼翼

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《歷書》 Calendars 153
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 70
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 52
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 29
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 19
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 18
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 14

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
小国 小國 非我小國敢弋殷命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 多士 Zhou Shu - Numerous Officers 36
小邾 小邾 小邾射不在三叛之數 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 24
小大 小大 政有小大 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 13
小君 小君 葬我小君文薑 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 10
小臣 小臣 越小臣 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 康誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement to the Prince of Kang 8
小戎 小戎 小戎 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧小戎 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Xiao Rong 5
小星 小星 小星 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧召南‧小星 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Xiao Xing 5
可小 可小 汔可小休 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 4
侵小 侵小 大毋侵小 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
小毖 小毖 小毖 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧閔予小子之什‧小毖 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Min Yu Xiao Zi - Xiao Bi 3