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HSK
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  *少* | 少* | *少
few / less / to lack / to be missing / to stop (doing sth) / seldom
HSK 1
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *少* | 少* | *少
young
girl / young lady
early youth / youngster / (literary) youth / young man
small number / few / minority
a little / a few
rare / not familiar (to the speaker) / sth rarely experience / hard to see
son of the boss / young master of the house / your son (honorific)
young married woman
rare / infrequent
a smidgen / a little bit / a few
cannot do without / to be unavoidable / are bound to be many
the Shaolin monastery and martial arts school
national minority / ethnic group
child
to add less (of a spice etc)
major general / rear admiral / air vice marshal
Many little things add up to sth great (idiom); many a mickle makes a muckle
(literary) a little while
Few words are best. / Brevity is the soul of wit.
boys and girls / teenagers
junior ranking officer in Chinese army / major / lieutenant commander
Jungfrau, peak in Switzerland
young and pretty / pretty girl
refrain (from doing sth) / (coll.) Come on! / Give me a break! / Save it!
boss's son / young master
soon / a short while / a narrow gap / slightly better (state of health)
second lieutenant (army rank)
Young Pioneers of China, abbr. for 少年先鋒隊|少年先锋队
not suitable for children
lit. rarely seen, very strange (idiom); to express amazement due to lack of experience / naive expression of excitement due to ignorance
if you are lazy in your prime, you'll be sorry in your old age
very few / very little
young guard / young and vigorous group with new ideas / new wave
Minor Treasurer in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
accomplished though young / lacking youthful vigor
cannot be avoided / cannot do without
young criminal / juvenile delinquent
one of the channels of TCM
young lady of the house / wife of the young master
(coll.) dim-witted / foolish / absent-minded
Children's Palace, institution where children can take part in various extracurricular activities
Young Pioneers of China (primary school league, a preparation for Communist Youth League) / abbr. to 少先隊|少先队
husband and wife in youth, companions in old age
children's center / children's club
a short while / soon
Shaolin Temple, Buddhist monastery famous for its kung fu monks
Mind your own business! / Don't interfere!
ethnic township (formal village level subdivision of PRC county)
oligodendrocytes (Greek: cells with few branches), a type of cell in central nervous system / oligodendroglia
in a short while / presently
keep calm, don't get excited / don't be impatient
name of disease in TCM
(coll.) (usually used in the negative) (can't) hurt (to do sth) / (won't) hurt (to do sth)
variant of 少安毋躁
When the girl smiles, the matchmaker's job is half done. (idiom)


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