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Kanji: 小

KANJI
3 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
ちいさい
 ON 音 
ショウ
STROKE ORDER
Slow Fast
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N5 (beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 10 (learned at completion of 1st grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 1st grade in Japan
Radical:
小(⺌, ⺍)
Radical name:
ちいさい
Meaning:
Little, small
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 100 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N5
(ちい)さい
little
N5
(ちい)さな
little
N4
(ことり)
small bird
N4
(しょうがっこう)
elementary school
N4
(しょうせつ)
novel
N3
(こづつみ)
parcel, package
N3
(こむぎ)
wheat
N3
(こや)
hut, cabin, shed, (animal) pen
N2
(こづか)
personal expenses, pocket money, spending money, incidental expenses, allowance
N2
(こゆび)
little finger
N2
(しゅくしょう)
reduction, curtailment
N2
(しょうがくせい)
grade school student
N2
(しょうすう)
fraction (part of), decimal
N2
便(しょうべん)
(col) urine, piss
N2
(だいしょう)
size
N1
(こうり)
retail
N1
(こがら)
short (build)
N1
(こぎって)
cheque, check
N1
(こぜに)
coins, small change
N1
(しょうにか)
pediatrics
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