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小僧
Readings
こぞう
kozou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
youngsterjeune garçon

young Buddhist priestjeune moine bouddhiste
young shopboy, errand boy, apprenticejunger Mönch, junger Priester, Lehrling, Laufbursche, Junge, Bub, Bübchen, Bürschchen, Bengel, Balg (Bez., um jugendliche Männer verächtlich zu machen)
Kanji
ON: ショウKUN: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-
little, small

ON: ソウ
Buddhist priest, monk

Example sentences
門前の小僧習わぬ経を読む。Parts: 門前 (もんぜん), 小僧 (こぞう), 習う (ならう), (きょう), 読む (よむ)A saint's maid quotes Latin.

また僕をかつごうとしているのかい、このいたずら小僧め。Parts: (また), (ぼく), 担ぐ (かつぐ), とする, かい, 此の (この), 悪戯 (いたずら), 小僧 (こぞう), (め)Are you going to play tricks on me again, you naughty boy?

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