suomi-englanti sanakirja

modicum englannista suomeksi

  1. hiukkanen

  1. Substantiivi

  2. rahtu, hippu, hiukka, hiven

modicum englanniksi

  1. A modest, small, or trifling amount.

  2. (synonyms)



  3. (RQ:Shakespeare Troilus and Cressida Q1)

  4. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=(...) Windet|Iohn Windet for Martin Clerke,(nb...)|year=1607|page=25|pageurl=|oclc=22754401|passage=He &91;(w)&93; ſhewes alſo that it is better (if a man do drinke) to take wine at ſupper than at dinner, yet a little modicum ....

  5. (quote-journal)|location=London|publisher=(...) J. Mayo,(nb...)|start_date=8 August 1708|date=10 August 1708|volume=I|issue=49|column=1|oclc=1179448054|passage=For as a Poor Man has as Juſt a Title to the ſmall Modicum he enjoys, as has the Rich Man to his large Poſſeſſions; ſo the Travailer has as good a Title to his Money, as has the Robber to his Life.

  6. (quote-book) and (w)|title=The Works of Robert Burns|location=Glasgow; Edinburgh|publisher=Fullarton|Archibald Fullarton, and Co.(nb...)|year=1836|volume=V|section=chapter XII (General Character of Burns)|page=227|pageurl=|oclc=1015444136|passage=By the great, also, he &91;(w)&93; was treated in the customary fashion, entertained at their tables, and dismissed. Certain modica of pudding and praise are from time to time gladly exchanged for the fascination of his presence, which exchange once effected, the bargain is finished, and each party goes off his several way.

  7. (quote-journal)|month=August|year=1851|volume=III|issue=15|page=327|pageurl=|column=1|oclc=924884025|passage=And time would fail us to enumerate the hundreds of lesser spirits who have employed their small modica of light, which they mistook for genius, as lamps allowing them to see their way more clearly down to the chambers of death.

  8. (RQ:Trollope American Senator)

  9. (quote-book), Eightieth States Congress|Congress, First Session, on S. 55 and S.J. Res. 22(nb...)|location=Washington, D.C.|publisher=States Government Publishing Office|United States Government Printing Office|date=29 January 1947|volume_plain=part 1|page=131|pageurl=|oclc=7080014|passage=We propose, and it is in Senator H. Ball|Joseph Hurst Ball's bill, I believe, that this Labor Relations Board has got to stop deciding its cases on scintillas of evidence and imponderables and modicums and inferences, and stick to the facts.

  10. (quote-av); (w)|actor=Neville (actor)|John Neville|role=(w)|title=(w)|year=1988|passage=I have learned from experience that a modicum of snuff can be most efficacious.

  11. (quote-book)|year=2003|page=269|pageurl=|isbn=978-0-8021-4173-6|passage=He drinks iced lemonade through a long straw, without moving, without even shifting his head, and thereby gains a modicum of inner coolness.

  12. (quote-book)|year=2011|page=34|pageurl=|isbn=978-1-56898-997-6|passage=Perhaps the majority of human endeavour can be reduced to the pursuit of additional modicums of comfort—like being slightly less tired, being slightly less bored, or just an evenly crispy piece of toast—small trifles, to which we quickly become accustomed.

  13. a little, a small amount

  14. (inflection of)