lili

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meaning

malý, nízký, krátký; málo, trochu, mladý

see also

suli

semantic space · lipamanka

The semantic space of lili contains all qualities of smallness relative to context. The thing that ties all things lili together is their relative size. A tall man might be lili compared to a mountain. A long speech may be lili compared to a novel. lili is a relative word, and therefore is always dependent on context.

ku translations

little100, small100, short91, slight91, junior83, reduce83, slightly80, minimize75, narrow71, bit69, minor69, partly67, reduction64, brief63, young62, fewer60, less59, diminish57, tiny56, barely54, decrease53, minimal53, partially50, somewhat50, inch45, shallow45, thin45, subtle44, lightly42, kinda41, hardly39, partial36, tight33, particle31, mere29, mild27, ounce27, quarter27, gram26, shortage25

pu verbatim

ADJECTIVE little, small, short; few; a bit; young

usage

core · 100% usage

found in pu

coined pre-pu

origin

Tok Pisin · liklik ‘small, little’

Ramoaaina · liklik ‘small, little’

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