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Italian translation of “handful”

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handful

noun
 
/ˈhænd·fʊl/
the amount of something that you can hold in one hand
manciata
a handful of nuts
a handful a small number of people or things
una manciata, un piccolo gruppo
Only a handful of people came to the meeting.
a handful informal someone who is difficult to control, especially a child
una peste
Daisy is only three, but she’s quite a handful.
Translations of “handful”
in Korean 한 줌…
in Arabic حِفْنة, قُبْضة…
in Portuguese punhado…
in Catalan grapat…
in Japanese 一握りの量…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量, 一把(之量)…
in Russian горсть…
in Turkish el/avuç dolusu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量, 一把(之量)…
in Polish garść…
(Definition of handful from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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