There is very little water in the cup.
A great way to remember a character is by searching for patterns across all the words that contain it. Can you find similarities?
|多少||1||duō shao||how many, how much|
|减少||4||jiǎn shǎo||decrease, reduce|
|缺少||4||quē shǎo||lack, be short of|
|至少||4||zhì shǎo||at least|
|青少年||5||qīng shào nián||teenager, youngster|