Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 90:少

Meaning

In Japanese, 少 means “a little/a few”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:すく
Onyomi:しょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
少(すく)ない→a little/a few

Onyomi:
年少(ねんしょう)→young

Origin:

You can see four grains of sand,it is a little sand, so it stands for “a little/a few”.

Development:

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

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