Hindi translation of 'little'
You use little to emphasize that there is only a small amount of something.थोड़ा[थोड़ी]कमअल्प
I need very little sleep these days. Little is known about his childhood.
A little of something is a small amount of it.थोड़ी मात्रा nfकिंचित nf
A little food would do us all good. Pour a little of the sauce over the chicken.
Little means not very often or to only a small extent.कम बार
On their way back to Marseille they spoke very little.
Little things are small in size. Little is slightly more informal than small.छोटा[छोटी]लघु
We sat around a little table. ...the little group of students.
5. adjective before noun
A little distance, period of time, or event is short in length.थोड़ी (दूर)
Go down the road a little way.
6. adjective before noun
You use little to indicate that something is not serious or important.मामूलीनगण्य
Harry got angry over little things.
A little or a little bit means to a small extent or degree or for a short period.जराक्षुद्र
He was a little bit afraid of his father. He walked a little by himself.
If something happens little by little, it happens very gradually.धीरे-धीरेउत्तरोत्तरथोड़ा-थोड़ा करके
Little by little he was becoming weaker.You can use the adjective little to talk about things that are small, for example ...a little house and ...little children, but it is not normally used to emphasize or draw attention to the fact that something is small. For instance, you cannot say 'The town is little' or 'I have a very little car', but you can say 'The town is small' or 'I have a very small car'. Little is a less precise word than small and may be used to suggest the speaker's feelings or attitude towards the person or thing being described. For that reason, little is often used after another adjective. What a nice little house you've got here! It's a dull little town. Little and a little are both used as determiners in front of uncount nouns, but they do not have the same meaning. For example, if you say 'I have a little money', this is a positive statement and you are saying that you have some money. However, if you say 'I have little money', this is a kind of negative statement and you are saying that you have almost no money or that you do not have enough money.
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Example Sentences Including 'little'
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Our neighbours ought to know the way that we go on in our little quiet country towns.The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)
Things have just been a little harder this quarter.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Very little is known about any of these important questions.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
The battle also had little impact on the continental land war.The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)
Add the icing sugar a little at a time and mix until smooth.The Sun (2014)
Asked about his personal life, he gave little away.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But there's little from further back.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was a good little helping hand.The Sun (2008)
The secret is to have as little impact as possible.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Very little of the looted art has been recovered or returned to its owners.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We are meant to use them little and often.The Sun (2012)
West hopes his partner has a little something.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Yet there is surprisingly little help for people like us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Our thoughts will be with the one that comes up a little short.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some of the players are certainly a little older and a little wiser.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Some players have that little extra something.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
That was my little bit of luck.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
To know guys like that are backing you makes you want to push that little bit harder.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There is a small spa but little else to do except relax.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
At present there is often very little that doctors can do to help them to recover.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The game allows you to take as little or as much responsibility as you want.The Sun (2016)
The man himself was giving little away.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The older generation had little love for the extremists.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This little lady can belt out a tune and is the triple threat.The Sun (2014)
This way you are also doing a little stretch.The Sun (2016)
We all get by with a little help from our friends.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We were speaking for quite a little while.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Yet there is little hard evidence to support these ideas.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You pay too much for too little.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
So let's step back a little.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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'little' in Other Languages
British English: little /ˈlɪtl/ ADJECTIVE
A person or thing that is little is small in size.
They live in a little house.
- American English: little
- Arabic: صَغِيرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pequeno
- Chinese: 小的
- Croatian: malen
- Czech: malý
- Danish: lille
- Dutch: klein
- European Spanish: pequeño
- Finnish: pieni
- French: petit minime
- German: klein
- Greek: μικρός
- Italian: piccolo
- Japanese: 小さい
- Korean: 작은
- Norwegian: liten
- Polish: mały
- European Portuguese: pequeno
- Romanian: mic
- Russian: маленький
- Spanish: pequeño
- Swedish: liten
- Thai: เล็ก
- Turkish: küçük
- Ukrainian: маленький
- Vietnamese: nhỏ
Translation of little from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary