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small
British English: /smɔːl/
American English: /smɔl/

Translation of small in German:

adjective

  • 1 (in size)
    (Wirkung, Appetit, Fähigkeit)
    (Taille, Handgelenk)
    (Stimme)
    I'm afraid I've nothing smaller
    ich habe es leider nicht kleiner
    [colloquial]
    it's a small world
    die Welt ist klein
    they came in small numbers
    es kamen nur wenige
    the smallest room
    [figurative] [colloquial] [euphemistic] [colloquial] [euphemistic]
    hour 2, → still1 1 5
  • 2attrib. (small-scale)
    (aktionär, -sparer, -händler, -betrieb, -bauer)
    way 1 11
  • 4
    (of the smaller kind)
    write with a small letter
    klein schreiben
    feel small
    [figurative]
    sich Dat. ganz klein vorkommen
    look small
    [figurative]
    [ziemlich] schlecht aussehen
    [colloquial]
    make somebody feel/look small
    [figurative]
    jemanden beschämen/ein schlechtes Licht auf jemanden werfen
    arms 1, → beer, → circle 1 1, → intestine, → mercy 1 2, → slam2 1
  • 5
    (not much)
    it's small comfort
    es ist ein geringer Trost
    demand for/interest in the product was small
    die Nachfrage nach/das Interesse an dem Produkt war gering
    have small cause for something/to do something
    wenig Grund zu etwas haben/wenig Grund haben, etwas zu tun
    [it's] small wonder
    [es ist] kein Wunder
    no small excitement/feat
    einige Aufregung/keine geringe Leistung
  • 6
    (trifling)
    we have a few small matters/points/problems to clear up before …
    es sind noch ein paar Kleinigkeiten zu klären, bevor …
  • 8
    (petty) [derogatory]
    have a small mind
    ein Kleinkrämer sein
    [derogatory]
  • 9
    (fine) (Kies, Schrot)

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