4 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N4

few, little

Kun'yomi
  • すくない few, a little, scarce
  • すこ small quantity, little, few
On'yomi
  • ショウ small, little, few

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Character Breakdown

few, little
すこ.し ショウ すく.ない (2nd, N4)
little, small
ちい.さい こ- ショウ (1st, N5)
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)

References

Unicode hex code 5C11
JIS X 0208 1-30-15
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 166
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1390
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3467
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4278
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2163
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2915
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 106
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 111
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 231
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 88
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 129
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 7475
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 143
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 144
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 144
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 93
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 47
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 160
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 95
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 153
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 105
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.17
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 512
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 107
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3n1.1
Four corner code 9020.0
De Roo Code 1160