Components
683 words found beginning with '小'
noun
child; children
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novel; (short) story
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noun
primary school; elementary school; grade school
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noun
1. little girl; maiden; young lady; female usually between 7 and 18 years old
2. female between 17 and 20 years old (ritsuryo period)  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading しょうじょ)
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small; little; tiny
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noun
elementary school student; primary school student; grade school student
2
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noun
streamlet; brook
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noun
1. hut; cabin; shed; (animal) pen
2. small theatre (theater); temporary playhouse; circus tent; booth  (this meaning is restricted to reading こや)
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noun
1. small bird; songbird
2. birdie; dickeybird; dickybird  (children's language)
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
just a minute; small quantity
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