xiǎo

  1. xiǎo adjective small; tiny
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale
    Notes: The opposite of 大 large; adjectives of size, such as 小, must precede adjectives of shape. For example, 小方桌 'small square table' (Guoyu '小' adj; Kroll 2015 '小' 1, p. 502; Sun 2006, loc. 1766; Unihan '小'; XHZD '小' 1, p. 824).
  2. xiǎo noun Kangxi radical 42
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '小' n 4)
  3. xiǎo adjective brief
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Describing a short period of time (XHZD '小' 2, p. 825)
  4. xiǎo adjective small in amount
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Describing a quantity (Kroll 2015 '小' 1a, p. 502; XHZD '小' 3, p. 825)
  5. xiǎo adverb less than; nearly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '小' adv; XHZD '小' 4, p. 825)
  6. xiǎo adjective insignificant
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Describing importance (Kroll 2015 '小' 1b, p. 502)
  7. xiǎo adjective small in ability
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Describing ability to drink, eat, or perform tasks (Kroll 2015 '小' 1d, p. 502)
  8. xiǎo verb to shrink
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '小' 2, p. 502)
  9. xiǎo verb to slight; to belittle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '小' v; Kroll 2015 '小' 2a, p. 502)
  10. xiǎo noun evil-doer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 坏人 (Guoyu '小' n 1)
  11. xiǎo noun a child
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 小孩 (Guoyu '小' n 2)
  12. xiǎo noun concubine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 妾 (Guoyu '小' n 3)
  13. xiǎo adjective young
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '小' adj; Kroll 2015 '小' 1c, p. 502)
  14. xiǎo prefix indicates lack of seniority or brief tenure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In this use, 小 is a 指小 'diminutive' venacular prefix used with a noun or person's surname to indicate familiarity (Guoyu '小' particle; Kroll 2015 '小' 1c, p. 502; Sun 2006, loc. 691).

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