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English Definitionyoung
See alsoshǎo few; less; to lack; to be missing; to stop (doing something); seldom
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu3

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Words With Same Head Word    
少年shàoniányoungster; juvenile
少女shàonǚgirl; young lady
少先队shào xiān duìYoung Pioneers of China, abbr. for 少年先锋队
少妇shàofùyoung married woman
Words With Same Tail Word    
年少niánshàoyoung; junior
恶少èshàoyoung thug; malicious young ruffian
老少lǎoshàothe old and the young
老来少lǎo lái shàoold but young at heart
洋场恶少yáng chǎng èshàocity infested with foreign adventurers (esp of Shanghai in pre-liberation China) (idiom)
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