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少年

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Japanese

Kanji in this term

Noun

少年 (hiragana しょうねん, romaji shōnen)

  1. boy, young man

Derived terms

See also

  • 子供 (kodomo), child)
  • 少女 (shōjo), young girl)
  • 女性 (josei), lady (adult woman))
  • 青年 (seinen), young man)

Korean

Hanja in this word

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /so:njʌn/

Noun

少年 (sonyeon, hangeul 소년)

  1. boy, young person

Mandarin

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ ʂao˥˩niɛn˧˥ ]

Noun

少年 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shàonián)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) early youth (from ten to sixteen)
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) juvenile

References

  • Wu, Jingrong (ed.) (1985). The Pinyin CHINESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY (in Mandarin/English). Beijing, Hong Kong: The Commercial Press. ISBN 0471867969.
  • Shao, Jingmin (ed.) (2000). HSK Dictionary (HSK汉语水平考试词典) (in Mandarin/English). Shanghai: Huadong Teachers College Publishers. ISBN 7561720785.
  • "少年 (in Mandarin/English)." Dr. eye. URL accessed on 2008-11-02.

Min Nan

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ ɕiau˥˧lɪɛn˧˥ ]

Adjective

少年 (traditional and simplified, POJ siàu-liân)

  1. young

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