一寸, いっすん

  • issun

Definition of 一寸,いっすん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • one sun (approx. 3.03 cm)

  • a little bit (of time, distance, etc.)

Examples of 一寸,いっすん in a Sentence

このにはちょっと低い
This desk is a little low for me.
それ以上仕事はちょっと見つからないだろう
You won't find a better job in a hurry.
ネクタイ締める、ちょっとじっとしてね。
Hold still a moment while I fix your tie.
一寸にも五分
The worm turns.
ちょっと、そこきみ
Hey, you there!
Then a little time-wasting idea came to mind.
Hold it, are you kidding me? Why'd we wanna go to such a remote location?
This morning I had a bit of a disagreement with my wife. I didn't think it was a big deal, but seeing what she's like this evening I think I must have upset her.
ちょっと手が離せない
I'm tied up right now.
「ちょっと目まいする」「顔色が悪い一日休んだほうがいいよ。」
I feel sort of dizzy. "You look pale. You'd better take a day off."
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