Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 84:小

Meaning

In Japanese, 小 means “small”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ちい、こ、お
Onyomi:しょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
小(ちい)さい→small
小鳥(ことり)→little bird
小川(おがわ)→stream

Onyomi:
小説(しょうせつ)→novel

Origin:

You can see some sands, the sand is very small, so it stands for small.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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