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  *小* | 小* | *小
small / tiny / few / young
  *几* | 几* | *几
how much / how many / several / a few
  *些* | 些* | *些
classifier indicating a small amount or small number greater than 1: some, a few, several
  *少* | 少* | *少
few / less / to lack / to be missing / to stop (doing sth) / seldom
  *两* | 两* | *两
two / both / some / a few / tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
a few / several / how many
some / a few / a little / (following an adjective) slightly ...er
very small / very few / very minor
in a few days / one of these days
a few years / several years / how many years
(say) a few words
in the past few days / recently / in the last few days
several / quite a few
the other day / a few days ago
  *鲜* | 鲜* | *鲜
few / rare
a few days ago / a few days before / the past few days / the previous few days
small number / few / minority
for the past few years
a few / a little / a bit
a little / a few
one or two / a few
this or that very day / in the next few days
a smidgen / a little bit / a few
extremely few / a small minority
a few (days, years etc) ago
the past few days
to polish (a piece of writing) / to add a few finishing touches to (a piece of writing, painting etc)
very little / very few
to stand above / to occupy an important position / to rank (among the top few)
  *寡* | 寡* | *寡
few / scant / widowed
in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
to have a few drinks / to drink to one's heart's content
rarely known to anyone (idiom); almost unknown / secret to all but a few
too few / insufficient
hard to explain in a few words (idiom); complicated and not easy to express succinctly
just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases
  *尐* | 尐* | *尐
(literary) few / a couple of
very few / rarely
lit. as rare as phoenix feathers and unicorn horns (idiom) / fig. few and far between
for the past few days
every few days (idiom)
to lay bare in a few words / to expose with a word / to point out bluntly
the brush stroke that dots in the eyes (idiom); fig. to add the vital finishing touch / the crucial point that brings the subject to life / a few words to clinch the point
very few
(literary) how many / quite a few
the last few years / last several years / recent years
to paint a dragon and dot in the eyes (idiom); fig. to add the vital finishing touch / the crucial point that brings the subject to life / a few words to clinch the point
in the past few days / lately
can be counted on one's fingers (idiom) / very few
just a very few (idiom); tiny number / not many at all / You count them on your fingers.
  *啲* | 啲* | *啲
some / few / a little (Cantonese)
difficult songs find few singers (idiom) / highbrow
tip / end / last few days
the few are no match for the many / heavily outnumbered / facing impossible odds (idiom)
elated / light and airy feeling (after a few drinks) / smug and conceited / complacent
very few / very little
only remaining of the great (idiom); one of the few greats extant
using the few to defeat the many (idiom); to win from a position of weakness
oligodendrocytes (Greek: cells with few branches), a type of cell in central nervous system / oligodendroglia
sparse / few and far between
  *寥* | 寥* | *寥
empty / lonesome / very few
to lay bare in a few words / to expose with a word
rare as morning stars (idiom) / few and far between / sparse
the many or the few
just a very few (idiom); tiny number / just a handful / not many at all / You count them on your fingers.
hurriedly / just a few steps away
lit. there are many swift horses, but very few who can spot them (idiom) / fig. many have talent, but few can recognize talent when they see it
multitude of enemies, few friends (idiom from Mencius) / heavily outnumbered / beaten by the weight of numbers
many / a lot / not few
the multitude against the few, a wide disparity (idiom from Mencius); heavily outnumbered / unequally matched / overwhelmed by weight of numbers
to harp on / over and over / merely ring changes on a few terms
in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
Few words are best. / Brevity is the soul of wit.
a few drinks and a nice conversation (idiom)
poor and with few means of subsistance (idiom) / destitute
to allow oneself few comforts or pleasures (idiom)
within the next few days / in a few days time
last few days of the month
a wine cup dissolves complaints (idiom); a few drinks can ease social interaction
little water and few utensils / to live a frugal life (idiom)

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