少し

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すこ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *suku(na). Related to 少ない (すくない, sukunai). Possibly cognate with the ku part in (いく, iku).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(すこ) (sukoshi

  1. a little; slightly

Noun[edit]

(すこ) (sukoshi

  1. a little; a few

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: skosh

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN