Change viewing parameters
Switch to Russian version
Select another database

Chinese characters :

Search within this database
Character: "少" | Query method: Match substring
\data\china\bigchina
Character:
Modern (Beijing) reading: shǎo
Preclassic Old Chinese: tewʔ
Classic Old Chinese: téw
Western Han Chinese: tjáw
Eastern Han Chinese: ćáw
Early Postclassic Chinese: ćéw
Middle Postclassic Chinese: ćéw
Late Postclassic Chinese: śéw
Middle Chinese: śéw
English meaning : be few, little
Russian meaning[s]: 1) мало; малочисленный; небольшой; редкий; 2) немножко, чуть-чуть; поменьше, менее, меньше; 3) недоставать; отсутствовать, не быть в достаточном количестве; быть дефицитным; нехватать; 4) быть в долгу, быть должным; 5) снизить цену, уступить; [shào] 1) молодой; в молодых годах, в молодости; 2) младший; неопытный; 3) пренебрегать, относиться свысока; недооценивать
Comments: Also read *tewʔ-s, MC śèw (FQ 失照), Mand. shào 'be junior, young' (Schüssler does not distinguish between these two meanings, glossing both of them as MC śéw). Sino-Viet. has both thiếu and thiê`u, but they are semantically confused. For OC *t- cf. Min forms: Xiamen cio3, Chaozhou cio3, Fuzhou cieu3.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 42
Four-angle index: 4053
Karlgren code: 1149 e-f
Vietnamese reading: thiếu
Jianchuan Bai: śu1
Dali Bai: śou1
Bijiang Bai: šü1
Shijing occurrences: 26.4_
bigchina-reading,bigchina-ochn,bigchina-cchn,bigchina-wchn,bigchina-echn,bigchina-epchn,bigchina-mpchn,bigchina-lpchn,bigchina-mchn,bigchina-meaning,bigchina-oshanin,bigchina-comment,bigchina-stibet,bigchina-doc,bigchina-radical,bigchina-oshval,bigchina-karlgren,bigchina-viet,bigchina-jianchuan,bigchina-dali,bigchina-bijiang,bigchina-shijing,

Search within this database
Select another database

Total pages generatedPages generated by this script
47512127304
Help
StarLing database serverPowered byCGI scripts
Copyright 1998-2003 by S. StarostinCopyright 1998-2003 by G. Bronnikov
Copyright 2005-2014 by Phil Krylov