What does poquita in Spanish mean?

What is the meaning of the word poquita in Spanish? The article explains the full meaning, pronunciation along with bilingual examples and instructions on how to use poquita in Spanish.

The word poquita in Spanish means little, slightly, a little bit of , a bit of. To learn more, please see the details below.

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Meaning of the word poquita


adjetivo (informal (no mucho)

(adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house.")
Debes usar poquita mantequilla para engrasar los moldes.
You should use a little butter to grease the forms.


locución adverbial (informal (con baja intensidad)

(adverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down.")
Miguel parecía un poquito preocupado con la noticia.
Miguel seemed slightly concerned by the news.

a little bit of , a bit of

(informal (una pequeña cantidad)

(expression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own.")
—¿Podrías darme un poquito de agua?
Could you give me a bit of water?

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