bietjie

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch beetje.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bietjie

  1. a little; a bit; fairly (sometimes used with maar)
  2. just
    Kyk bietjie wat ek gekry het.
    Just look what I got.
  3. (regional) very
  4. quite; very (used to emphasise another adverb or adjective, especially used with baie)
    Hulle het bietjie baie diere.
    They have quite a lot of animals.

Related terms[edit]

Determiner[edit]

bietjie (comparative more, superlative most)

  1. a little, a bit

Noun[edit]

bietjie (plural bietjies)

  1. a little bit, a few
    Die bietjie wat daar was was bly.
    The few who were there, were happy.
    bietjies-bietjies
    bit by bit
  2. short while; a bit
    'n Bietjie later
    A bit later