hén shǎo
adv. seldom, rarely
Other meanings
[hén shǎo]   phr. very little, few
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Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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wó měi tiān zì jǐ chī zhōng fàn , suó yǐ chī de hén shǎo .
phr. Every day I have lunch alone, so I do not eat much.
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dà lóu xiàn cún de zhào piàn xiàn zài hén shǎo
phr. Photos of the mansion that still exist today are very few in number.
​儿​少。
​兒​少。
zhèr de cháng zhù rén kóu hén shǎo
phr. The permanent resident population here is very small.
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xué xiào hén sháo jiǎn chá kǎo qín
phr. The attendance is rarely checked at the school/university.
hén shǎo de shí hou
phr. when there is few (of something); rarely