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Meaning of 少

few, little




すく(ない)、 すこ(し)
suku(nai), suko(shi)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ショウ / すく(ない)、 すこ(し) 】

Meaning: few, little.

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Example #1

watashi ga kinou atta shounen wa, totemo yasashikatta.
The boy I met yesterday was very nice.
Example #2

tonari ni sundeiru shoujo wa, totemo kirei da.
The girl who lives next door is very beautiful.
Example #3

kore ga hoshii desuga sukoshi takai.
kore ga hoshii desuga sukoshi takai.
I want this, but it's a bit expensive.
Example #4

kare wa sukoshi zutsu nihongo o oboeteiru.
He's learning Japanese little by little.
Example #5

oosutoraria no jinkou wa nihon no jinkou yori zutto sukunai.
The population of Australia is much smaller than that of Japan.
Example #6

kono aitemu wa zaiko ga sukunai.
This item is low on stock.
Example #7

sono shoujo wa okaasan ni niteiru.
The girl resembles her mother.
Example #8

shoushou omachi kudasai.
Please wait a moment.
Example #9

watashi wa tashou nihongo ga hanasemasu.
I can speak Japanese to some degree.
Example #10

shounentachi ga genki ni sakkaa o yatteimasu.
The boys are energetically playing soccer.

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