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Kanji: 少

KANJI
4 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
すくない
すこ
 ON 音 
ショウ
STROKE ORDER
Slow Fast
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N4 (upper beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 9 (completion of 2nd grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 2nd grade in Japan
Radical:
小(⺌, ⺍)
Radical name:
ちいさい
Meaning:
Few, little
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 300 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N5
(すく)ない
a few
N5
(すこ)
Few
N3
(しょうじょ)
daughter, young lady, virgin, maiden, little girl
N3
(しょうしょう)
just a minute, small quantity
N3
(しょうねん)
boys, juveniles
N3
(すこ)しも
anything of, not one bit
N3
(たしょう)
more or less, somewhat, a little, some
N2
(せいしょうねん)
youth, young person
N1
(おとめ)
daughter, young lady, virgin, maiden, little girl
N1
(げんしょう)
decrease, reduction, decline
N1
(しょうすう)
minority, few
N1
(すく)なくとも
at least
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