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ちょっと, 一寸, 鳥渡, ちょと, チョット, ちょいと, チョッと
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. a little, a bit, slightly
2. just a minute, for a moment, briefly
3. somewhat, rather, fairly, pretty, quite
before a verb in negative form
4. (not) easily, (not) readily
5. hey!, come on, excuse me
ちょっと, 一寸見, ちょっと
look, glance, (at first) sight
ちょっと, 一寸も
Adverb, See ちっとも, Usually in kana
not at all (neg. verb)
ちょっと一杯, ちょっといっぱい
let's have a quick drink
ちょっとした, 一寸した
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See 一寸・ちょっと・1, Usually in kana
1. slight, minor, trifling, trivial, petty
See 一寸・ちょっと・3
2. considerable, proper, decent, respectable, quite (a)
Adverb, See 一寸・ちょっと・1, See ずつ・2
little by little, step by step
Expression, with neg. verb
(nothing) but a little
ちょっと難しい, ちょっとむずかしい
1. a little difficult, slightly hard
Idiomatic expression
2. not feasible, not possible
nowhere in particular, just out for a bit, (euph. for) toilet break
ちょっとやそっと, 一寸やそっと
Usually in kana, followed by a word in negative form
(not) merely, (not) simply
ちょっとよろしい, 一寸宜しい
Interjection, Usually in kana
(can you) spare a little time (to speak)?, (do you) have a moment (to speak)?
もうちょっと, もう一寸
Expression, See もう少し, Usually in kana
a bit more, a bit longer
in a little while, in a bit
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