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English Definitionto reduce; to decrease; to diminish
Simplified Script减小
Traditional Script減小
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢˇ ㄒㄧㄠˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaam2siu2
Word Decomposition
jiǎnto lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
xiǎosmall; tiny; few; young

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Words With Same Head Word    
减少jiǎnshǎoto lessen; to decrease; to reduce; to lower
减轻jiǎnqīngto lighten; to ease; to alleviate
减肥jiǎnféito lose weight
减弱jiǎnruòto weaken; to fall off
减低jiǎndīto lower; to reduce
Words With Same Tail Word    
大小dàxiǎodimension; magnitude; size; measurement; large and small; at any rate; adults and children; consideration of seniority
缩小suōxiǎoto reduce; to decrease; to shrink
微小wēixiǎominute (i.e. extremely small); infinitesimal
从小cóngxiǎofrom childhood; as a child
细小xìxiǎotiny; fine; minute
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