1. xiǎo adjective small; tiny; insignificant
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale
    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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. xiǎo prefix indicates lack of seniority or young age
    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 (Sun 2006, loc. 691).

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