しょう 小 Common word JLPT N3 LinksSentence search for 小Sentence search for しょうKanji details for 小Edit in JMdict Noun, Noun - used as a prefix1. smallness; small itemだい大か、しょう小か。Large or small?Noun, Noun - used as a prefix2. short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days)See also 小の月Noun, Noun - used as a prefix3. elementary schoolAbbreviation, See also 小学校Noun, Noun - used as a prefix4. younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name)Noun, Noun - used as a prefix5. unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)Archaism Discussions Log in to talk about this word.