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Pronunciation : shǎo
Meaning :
  1. few; little; less; thin. (adj)
  2. be short; lack. (v)
  3. be missing. (v)
  4. stop; quit. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 4
Traditional :
Usage : 41%
Notes : also as shào
Sentences:
1. There is very little furniture in the room.
jiā tài shǎo
: house
: inside
家具 : furniture
: too, very
: little
2. How many pupils are there in this class?
zhè bān yǒu duō shao xué sheng ?
: this
: one
: class
: have
多少 : how many
学生 : people
3. We rarely met.
men hěn shǎo jiàn miàn
我们 : we
: very
: little, less
见面 : meet
4. There is no onion in the soup.
tāng shǎo le cōng
: soup
: inside
: lack of
: (particle) indicating a certain situation under certain conditions
: onion
5. Stop talking rubbish!
shǎo fèi huà
: stop
废话 : talking rubbish
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