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残り少ない残りすくない
Readings
のこりすくない
nokorisukunai
Meanings
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
scarce, few remaining

Kanji
ON: ザン, サンKUN: のこ.る, のこ.す, そこな.う, のこ.り
remainder, leftover, balance

ON: ショウKUN: すく.ない, すこ.し
few, little

ON: ザン, サンKUN: のこ.る, のこ.す, そこな.う, のこ.り
remainder, leftover, balance

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
おっと!火種が残りすくないぞ!薪割りしてくれ!Parts: おっと, 火種 (ひだね), 残りすくない (のこりすくない), , 薪割り (まきわり), 呉れる (くれる)Whoops! There aren't many live coals left! Go make some kindling would you?

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