Definition of 一寸 (ちょっと)

一寸

ちょっと

chotto

adverb
1.
a little, a bit, slightly(usually kana)
2.
just a minute, for a moment, briefly(usually kana)
3.
somewhat, rather, fairly, pretty, quite(usually kana)
4.
(not) easily, (not) readily(usually kana)(before a verb in negative form)
interjection
5.
hey!, come on, excuse me(usually kana)
Other readings:
ちょっと《鳥渡》[1]
ちょと《一寸》[1]
ちょと《鳥渡》[1]
チョット
ちょいと
チョッと
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading
Related Kanji
one, one radical (no.1)
measurement, tenth of a shaku, a little, small
bird, chicken
transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 347 results)

Just a moment, please

Hold on, please

I'm going out for a while

Come here

Let me see it

Let's take a rest for a while

I'm feeling sort of tired

Wouldn't you like to get some fresh air

Let me think for a minute

Please help me with this

Come over and help out

Let's drop in for a drink

Hold your horses, young man

Why don't you stop by for a little while

きみ
Hey, you

Let's take a short break

I think I'm just tired

Let's stop and take a rest

Excuse me. May I get through

Let's take a rest
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