little 英 [ˈlɪtl] 美 [ˈlɪtl]
adj. 小的；很少的；短暂的；小巧可爱的 adv. 完全不 n. 少许；没有多少；短时间
- Anything small, brief, young, or unimportant can be described as little. If you live in a little cottage, it means your house is very small, and quite possibly adorable.
- adj. 小的；很少的；短暂的；小巧可爱的
- adv. 完全不
- n. 少许；没有多少；短时间
1. a little old lady
2. The poor little thing! It's lost its mother.
3. She said little about her experience.
- little (adj.) Old English lytel "not large, not much, small in size or number; short in distance or time; unimportant,"
- little (n.) late Old English, "small piece, small quantity or amount; a short time; unimportant persons," from little (adj.). Little by little is from late 15c. (litylle be litille). Old English also had lytling "little one, infant child; unimportant person."
- little (v.) Old English lytlian "to lessen, decrease, become little or less, diminish; shorten; fall out of use; belittle," from root of little (adj.).