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English Definitionrare; infrequent
Simplified Script少有
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄠˇ ㄧㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu2jau5
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Word Decomposition
shǎofew; less; to lack; to be missing; to stop (doing something); seldom
yǒuto have; there is; there are; to exist; to be

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Words With Same Head Word    
少数shǎoshùsmall number; few; minority
少量shǎoliànga smidgen; a little bit; a few
少数民族shǎoshù mínzúnational minority; ethnic group
少来shǎoláirefrain (from doing something); (coll.) Come on!; Give me a break!; Save it!
少刻shǎokèa short while; soon
Words With Same Tail Word    
没有méiyǒuhaven't; hasn't; doesn't exist; to not have; to not be
所有suǒyǒuall; every; to have; to possess; to own
具有jùyǒuto have; to possess
占有zhànyǒuto have; to own; to hold; to occupy; to possess; to account for (a high proportion etc)
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