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Inflections of 'little' (advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."):
less
adv comparative (When talking about amount)
lesser
adv comparative (To modify an adjective—e.g. "That is a little-known work of art, but this is an even lesser-known one.")
least
adv superlative
Inflections of 'little' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
littler
adj comparative (For size or age—e.g."That tree is little, but the tree next to it is even littler.")
littlest
adj superlative (For size or age—e.g. "Theo is the littlest of my three little brothers.")
less
adj comparative (For amount—e.g. "I have little money. Certainly less money than him.")
lesser
adj comparative (For degree or intensity—e.g. "She has little love for him. Certainly, her love for him is lesser than her love for her mother.")
least
adj superlative (For amount—e.g. "I have little money, but Jim is the one who has least money out of all of us.")

WordReference English-Korean Dictionary © 2020:

주요 번역
영어한국어
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (small in size) (크기가)작은 형용사: 사람 및 사물의 상태나 성질을 나타냅니다. '맛이쓰다, 저렇게 빛나는 별도 있구나, 몸이 좋지 않다, 그만하고 싶다' 등이 있습니다.
 This TV is big, but the one in our bedroom is little.
 이 TV는 크지만, 침실에 있는 것은 작다.
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not much)약간, 조금
 She drinks little alcohol.
 그녀는 술을 약간(or: 조금)만 마신다.
little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (slightly)적게, 사소하게, 조금 부사: 동사와 형용사 앞에 쓰여 그 뜻을 분명하게 꾸며줍니다. ' 돌아간다, 재깍재깍 움직여라, 가다, 반드시 와야 한다, 이미 떠나다, 또는, 그러므로' 등이 있습니다.
 I am a little drunk, but in no way incapacitated.
 내가 조금 취하기는 했지만, 절대로 실격을 당하면 안되지요.
little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (small amount) (양, 분량)아주 조금 부사: 동사와 형용사 앞에 쓰여 그 뜻을 분명하게 꾸며줍니다. ' 돌아간다, 재깍재깍 움직여라, 가다, 반드시 와야 한다, 이미 떠나다, 또는, 그러므로' 등이 있습니다.
 The child ate little at dinnertime.
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sibling: younger) (나이)어린 형용사: 사람 및 사물의 상태나 성질을 나타냅니다. '맛이쓰다, 저렇게 빛나는 별도 있구나, 몸이 좋지 않다, 그만하고 싶다' 등이 있습니다.
 I have three little brothers and one big sister.
 내게는 3명의 남동생과 1명의 누나가 있다.
 
추가 번역
영어한국어
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person: short) (키가)작은
 She is too little to date a basketball player, isn't she?
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (trivial)작은, 사소한
 It is such a little thing. Why do they argue about it so much?
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (mind: narrow)옹졸한, 편협한
 As Emerson said, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds."
little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (endearingly small)깜찍한
 Oh, what a beautiful little puppy!
little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (almost not at all)거의 ~않다
 She was very shy, and spoke little.
little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." formal (not very)좀처럼 ~않다
 I am little inclined to accept such an offer.
  중요한 것이 누락되었나요? 오류를 보고하거나 개선을 제안하세요.

WordReference English-Korean Dictionary © 2020:

복합형태:
영어한국어
a little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (small amount) (양이)적은 형용사: 사람 및 사물의 상태나 성질을 나타냅니다. '맛이쓰다, 저렇게 빛나는 별도 있구나, 몸이 좋지 않다, 그만하고 싶다' 등이 있습니다.
  조금
 I just want a little salt on my potatoes.
 감자에 소금을 적게 뿌렸으면 해요.
a little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (slightly) (정도)살짝, 약간 부사: 동사와 형용사 앞에 쓰여 그 뜻을 분명하게 꾸며줍니다. ' 돌아간다, 재깍재깍 움직여라, 가다, 반드시 와야 한다, 이미 떠나다, 또는, 그러므로' 등이 있습니다.
 She was a little angry with me. The doctor says your blood pressure is a little high.
 그녀는 내게 살짝 (or: 약간) 화가 났다. 의사가 네 혈압이 살짝 (or: 약간) 높다고 했어.
a little nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (short time) (시간)금방 부사: 동사와 형용사 앞에 쓰여 그 뜻을 분명하게 꾸며줍니다. ' 돌아간다, 재깍재깍 움직여라, 가다, 반드시 와야 한다, 이미 떠나다, 또는, 그러므로' 등이 있습니다.
 I'll be there in a little.
 그쪽으로 금방 갈게.
a little nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a small amount) ()조금 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
 Chocolate? I'll just have a little.
 초콜릿? 조금만 먹을게
a little bit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (small amount) ()조금 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
 There wasn't enough salt in the soup so I added a little bit. Could I please have a little bit of cheese?
 수프에 소금이 적게 들어가서 내가 조금 더 넣었다. 치즈를 조금 먹을 수 있을까요?
a little bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (slightly) (정도)살짝, 약간 부사: 동사와 형용사 앞에 쓰여 그 뜻을 분명하게 꾸며줍니다. ' 돌아간다, 재깍재깍 움직여라, 가다, 반드시 와야 한다, 이미 떠나다, 또는, 그러므로' 등이 있습니다.
 I'm just a little bit dizzy. It was a little bit cheeky of me to ask … but I asked anyway.
 살짝 (or: 약간) 어지러운 것뿐이다. 묻기에 살짝 (or: 약간) 뻔뻔해 보였지만... 어찌 됐든 난 물어보았다.
a little more nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a small additional quantity)조금 더
 I already added salt to the potatoes, but I think they could use a little more.
a little more adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (slightly more)조금 더
 May I have a little more tea, please?
a little more advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for a short while longer)좀 더 오래
 The girls asked her mother if she could continue playing outside a little more.
a little more advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (slightly more often)좀 더 자주
 You need to exercise a little more if you want to get fit.
a nice little earner nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK, slang ([sth] which generates income)짭짤한 수입원 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
 I'm setting up a website to sell my photos; it should be a nice little earner.
as little as exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (a quantity as small as) ()최소 ~만으로도
 As little as 2 grammes of it is enough to kill you.
little bugger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK, slang, pejorative, vulgar (little bugger: annoying child) (비어)꼬맹이, 애새끼 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
 Did you see that little bugger who ran down the hall?
little bugger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang, vulgar (affectionate term: boy, animal)녀석 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
 Look at this possum; he's a cute little bugger, isn't he?
have a little talk v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (discuss [sth] sensitive)잠깐 이야기하다
 Young lady, I think it's time you and I had a little talk.
have little in common v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have few similarities or shared interests)공통점이 거의 없다
 The rich have little in common with the poor.
have no stomach for [sth],
have little stomach for [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (lack appetite, courage for [sth])~할 생각이 없다
 John had little stomach for the task at hand.
have little to say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak little)할 말이 거의 없다
 His teacher had little to say about the incident.
in a little bit advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." UK, informal (soon)곧, 조만간
 Please set the table because dinner will be ready in a little bit.
in a little while advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (soon)곧, 조만간
 Olivia said that she would be there in a little while.
little boy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (young male child)남자아이, 남자애, 어린 소년
  꼬마
 I've known you ever since you were a little boy!
little brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (younger male sibling)남동생
 I have one big sister and two little brothers.
little by little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (gradually, a bit at a time)차츰, 점차, 조금씩
 Add the sugar little by little and your meringue will be perfect. He became better at tennis little by little.
little finger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (smallest digit of the hand)새끼손가락
 I broke my little finger playing cricket last week. The ring's too small for my ring finger so I wear it on my little finger.
little girl nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (young female child)여자아이, 여자애, 어린 소녀
 When I was a little girl I loved to play with dolls.
little people nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (imaginary creatures) (상상 속의)소인 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
little people nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (small children)어린이들 명(복)
little people nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (the common people, workers)노동 계층, 노동자들 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
little people nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (midgets or dwarfs)난쟁이들 명(복)
little person nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (short due to genetic condition) (선천적으로)왜소한 사람 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
little person nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (lacking money, power) (비유(돈, 권력 등이 없는))힘 없는 사람 명사: 사람 및 사물의 이름과 다른 말에 의존하는 의존 명사가 있습니다. '하늘, 스티브 잡스, 밥 먹는 , 안타까울따름' 등이 있습니다.
little sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (younger female sibling)여동생
 My little sister was born three years after me. I have a big brother and a little sister.
a little while nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (short time)잠시, 잠깐
 It will only take me a little while to finish this book.
of little consequence adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (barely significant)거의 중요치 않은
 Some error messages require immediate intervention, but others are of little consequence.
of little importance adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (barely significant)거의 중요치 않은
 Though his role is of little importance, he feels useful.
quite a little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, informal (striking, outstanding) (양, 미)꽤 양이 되는 형용사: 사람 및 사물의 상태나 성질을 나타냅니다. '맛이쓰다, 저렇게 빛나는 별도 있구나, 몸이 좋지 않다, 그만하고 싶다' 등이 있습니다.
 Jackie was quite a little dancer when she was young.
Red Riding Hood,
Little Red Riding Hood
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(fairytale character) (동화)빨간 모자
 The wolf disguised itself as Red Riding Hood's grandmother.
too little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not enough)너무 적게
 She was cold outside because she wore too little clothing.
too little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not enough)너무 적은
too little nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an insufficient amount) (격식)과소
  아주 적음
very little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (hardly anything)거의 없는
 We have very little in common.
very little nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a small quantity)미량
very little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not much)거의 없는
 The news report provided very little useful information.
white lie,
little white lie
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(fib)선의의 거짓말
 His baby was ugly, but I told a little white lie and said it was cute.
  중요한 것이 누락되었나요? 오류를 보고하거나 개선을 제안하세요.
'little'은(는) 이 항목들에서 찾을 수 있습니다:
검색어 포함 표제:
연어: (the) little [girls, children], my little [brother, sister, boy, girl], poor little thing, 더 보기…

제목에서 "little"단어에 관한 포럼 토론:

구글 번역의 기계 번역을 볼 용어 'little'.

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