Die Übersetzung von "little" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /ˈlitl/

small in size

He is only a little boy
When she was little (= a child), she wanted to be a nurse.

small in amount; not much

peu (de)
He has little knowledge of the difficulties involved.

not important

sans importance
I did not expect her to make a fuss about such a little thing.
a little

a short time or distance

un peu
Move a little to the right!

a small quantity of something

un peu
He has a little money to spare
’Is there any soup left?’ ‘Yes, a little.’


un peu
She was a little frightened.
little by little


petit à petit
Little by little we began to get to know him.
make little of

to treat as unimportant etc

faire peu de cas de qqch.
He made little of his injuries.

not to be able to understand

ne pas comprendre grand chose à
I could make little of his instructions.
little means ‘not much’: You have little reason to boast. a little means ‘some’, ‘a small quantity’: There’s a little milk left.

(Die Übersetzung von "little" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)