1) (little in size, degree, importance etc; not large or great: She was accompanied by a small boy of about six; There's only a small amount of sugar left; She cut the meat up small for the baby.) liten, i småbiter
2) (not doing something on a large scale: He's a small businessman.) i liten målestokk, mindre betydelig
3) (little; not much: You have small reason to be satisfied with yourself.) liten, ikke mye
4) ((of the letters of the alphabet) not capital: The teacher showed the children how to write a capital G and a small g.) liten (bokstav), små (bokstaver)
- small arms
- small change
- small hours
- smallpox
- small screen
- small-time
- feel/look small
subst. \/smɔːl\/
bare i uttrykk
in small i liten skala
the small de små den smale\/tynne delen av noe
the small of the back korsryggen
the small of the leg smalleggen
adj. \/smɔːl\/
1) liten, små, små-
2) spinkel, sped, tynn, smal
3) ubetydelig, uvesentlig, bagatellmessig
a small investor
4) (om antall) lavt, lite
5) beskjeden, enkel
6) smålig, småskåren
7) liten, ynkelig, stakkarslig, skamfull
8) svak, utvannet, kraftløs
9) (om lyd eller stemme) tynn, svak, forsiktig, lav
10) (om barn) liten (ung av år)
feel small kjenne seg ubetydelig være skamfull
look small se ynkelig ut
a small matter en fillesak, en bagatell
small natured smålig, lumpen
small people små(kårs)folk
small potatoes (hverdagslig) småtterier, bagateller, blåbær
small print liten skrift, fint trykk
small rain lett regn
small screen (hverdagslig) TV
small wonder intet under, ikke (så) rart
adv. \/smɔːl\/
1) lite, smått
2) i små biter
3) (om stemme) lavt, lavmælt, spakt
cut something small skjære noe i småstykker
sing small (overført) dempe seg, endre tonen opptre beskjedent

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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