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小差
Readings
しょうさ
shousa
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
slight differencekleiner Unterschied, geringe Differenz

Kanji
ON: ショウKUN: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-
little, small

ON: KUN: さ.す, さ.し
distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance

Example sentences
議案は10票の小差で通過した。Parts: 議案 (ぎあん), (ひょう), 小差 (しょうさ), 通過 (つうか)The bill passed by a small majority of 10 votes.

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