Japanese Dictionary

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小柄 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    small build; small stature; petite
    Example sentence
    彼らはその少女小柄言った They described the girl as being small.
  • Parts of speech
    small pattern
    Example sentence
    分厚いめがねをかけた小柄な老人だった He was a little old man with thick glasses.

Examples of 小柄, こがら in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


9 strokes

design, pattern, build, nature, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft

On'Yomi: ヘイ

Kun'Yomi: がら, , つか

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3 strokes

little, small

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-

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