bisschen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰeyd-

Adverbialized noun Bisschen, from Bissen ‎(a bit, bite) +‎ -chen ‎(diminutive)

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪsçən/
  • (coastal northern Germany) IPA(key): [bʏʃn], [bʏʒn]

AdverbEdit

bisschen

  1. (a) bit; (a) little
    Er spricht nur ein bisschen Englisch.
    He only speaks a little English.

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