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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _litel_, from Old English _lȳtel_, from Proto-Germanic _*lūtilaz_ (“tending to stoop, crouched, little”), from Proto-Indo-European _*lewd-_ (“to bend, bent, small”), equivalent to _lout_ +‎ _-le_. Cognate with Dutch _luttel_, German _lütt_ and _lützel_, West Frisian _lyts_, Low German _lütt_, Old High German _luzzil_, Middle High German _lützel_, Old English _lūtan_ (“to bow, bend low”); and perhaps to Old English _lytig_ (“deceitful, lot deceit”), Gothic

From Middle English litel, from Old English lȳtel, from Proto-Germanic *lūtilaz (tending to stoop, crouched, little), from Proto-Indo-European *lewd- (to bend, bent, small), equivalent to lout +‎ -le. Cognate with Dutch luttel, German lütt and lützel, West Frisian lyts, Low German lütt, Old High German luzzil, Middle High German lützel, Old English lūtan (to bow, bend low); and perhaps to Old English lytig (deceitful, lot deceit), Gothic

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈlɪtl̩/, [ˈlɪ.tɫ̩] * (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlɪtl̩/, [ˈlɪɾl̩], [ˈlɪtl̩] * Rhymes: -ɪtəl * Hyphenation: lit‧tle

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

LITTLE (_comparative_ LESS _or_ LESSER _or_ LITTLER, _superlative_ LEAST _or_ LITTLEST) * Small in size. _This is a LITTLE table._ * Insignificant, trivial. _It's of LITTLE importance._ * Very young. _Did he tell you any embarrassing stories about when she was LITTLE?_ _That's the biggest LITTLE boy I've ever seen._ * (of a sibling) Younger. _This is my LITTLE sister._ * Used with the name of place, especially of a country, to denote a neighborhood whose residents or storekeepers are from that place. * 1871 October 18, The One-eyed Philosopher [pseudonym], "Street Corners", in _Judy: or the London serio-comic journal_, volume 9, page 255

little (comparative less or lesser or littler, superlative least or littlest)

  1. Small in size.
    This is a little table.
  2. Insignificant, trivial.
    It's of little importance.
  3. Very young.
    Did he tell you any embarrassing stories about when she was little?
    That's the biggest little boy I've ever seen.
  4. (of a sibling) Younger.
    This is my little sister.
  5. Used with the name of place, especially of a country, to denote a neighborhood whose residents or storekeepers are from that place.
Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

LITTLE (_comparative_ LESS _or_ LESSER, _superlative_ LEAST) * Not much. _This is a LITTLE known fact.  She spoke LITTLE and listened less._ * 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, _Nobody_, chapter I: LITTLE disappointed, then, she turned attention to "Chat of the Social World," gossip which exercised potent fascination upon the girl's intelligence. She devoured with more avidity than she had her food those pretentiously phrased chronicles of the snobocracy […] distilling therefrom an acid envy that robbed her napoleon of all its savour. * Not at all. _I was speaking ill of Fred; LITTLE did I know that he was right behind me, listening in._ * 1879, Richard Jefferies, _The Amateur Poacher_, chapter1: But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶ […] The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window

little (comparative less or lesser, superlative least)

  1. Not much.
    This is a little known fact.  She spoke little and listened less.
  2. Not at all.
    I was speaking ill of Fred; little did I know that he was right behind me, listening in.
Que a categoria em ENGLISH - DETERMINER
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English - Determiner

LITTLE (_comparative_ LESS, _superlative_ LEAST) * Not much, only a little: only a small amount (of). _There is LITTLE water left._ _We had very LITTLE to do._ USAGE NOTES * _Little_ is used with uncountable nouns, _few_ with plural countable nouns. ANTONYMS * (not much): much TRANSLATIONS

little (comparative less, superlative least)

  1. Not much, only a little: only a small amount (of).
    There is little water left.
    We had very little to do.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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English - Related Terms

* a little * li'l, li'l', lil * little by little * little old

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