Meaning of “little” - Learner’s Dictionary

little

pronoun uk us /ˈlɪtl/

B1 not much, or not enough:

We did very little on Sunday.
a little

B2 a small amount:

I only know a little about my grandparents.
"More dessert?" "Just a little, please."

(Definition of “little pronoun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)