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Little (amount) in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
little (amount) poco
How to say “little (amount)” in Spanish? “Poco”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “poco” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on little (amount) in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Spanish Sentences with the Word “Little (amount)”

Spanish sentence with “poco” English translation for poco S

Solo hablo un poco.

I only speak a little.

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Normal speech: POH-koh
IPA: ˈpo.ko

8 months ago


Derived from Latin “paucus” (few, little)

6 months ago

Vs pequeño

Use pequeño when talking about the size of something or someone. It can also loosely mean young in the same way we would say a small child to mean a young child.
Use poco for quantity. Poco shows how much of something there is. I had a little time left. I had a few/little Skittles in my hand. There little left to say.

8 months ago

Memory helper

‘Poco’ just sounds LITTLE, don’t you think? There’s a show called Pocoyo (“LITTLE I” you might want to check out that helps teach kids Spanish. Its made for LITTLE ones. When people asked me if I knew Spanish, I used to say, “solo un poco…” meaning “only a LITTLE.”

a year ago

poco info.

Tips to Remember:
– Associate “poco” with “pocket,” as in, you only have a little bit of something in your pocket.
– Think of the phrase “just a poco” to remind you that it means a small amount.

– “Poco” is an adjective or adverb in Spanish that translates as “little” or “few” when referring to quantity.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– “Un poco de” = a little bit of
– “Escaso” = scarce
– “Pocas veces” = rarely
– “Menos” = less

Alternate Meanings or Slang:
– In some contexts, “poco” can be used to downplay an amount or effort: “Es un poco lo que hago” (It’s just a little of what I do).
– Informally, “poco” can be used to mean “not very” as in “poco interesante” (not very interesting).

Examples of Sentences:
– “Solo tengo un poco de azúcar en casa.” (I only have a little bit of sugar at home.)
– “Hay pocas personas en la fiesta.” (There are few people at the party.)
– “Últimamente veo a mis amigos poco.” (I see my friends rarely lately.)
– “Quiero un poco más de sopa, por favor.” (I want a little more soup, please.)
– “Es poco probable que llueva mañana.” (It’s unlikely that it will rain tomorrow.)

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