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幺 means one, as used on a dice or in a card game.
Thus, in that context, it means Ace.
幺 can also be the surname "Yao" in both Chinese and Japanese.
Note: Rarely if ever used in Korean.
幺 can sometimes be written these ways:
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji(Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|Ace||艾斯||ài sī / ai4 si1 / ai si / aisi||ai ssu / aissu|
|Ace||エース||eesu / esu|
|鳥人||chou jin / choujin / cho jin / chojin|
|幺||yao||yāo / yao1 / yao|
|In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.|
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.