suomi-englanti sanakirja

scant englannista suomeksi

  1. pihtailla

  2. pihistellä, kitsastella

  3. tuhria

  4. niukka

  1. Verbi

  2. niukka

  3. Substantiivi

scant englanniksi

  1. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; scanty; meager.

  2. (ux)

  3. {{quote-text|en|year=1824|author=John Watkins|title=Life of Hugh Latimer

  4. (quote-journal)

  5. Sparing; parsimonious; chary.

  6. (RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet)

  7. To limit in amount or share; to stint.

  8. (RQ:Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra)

  9. (RQ:Bacon Essayes)

  10. To fail, or become less; to scantle.

  11. Very little, very few.

  12. (q) ''The failure of this project has scant to do with me.''

  13. *(quote-journal)

  14. A small piece or quantity.

  15. {{quote-text|en|year=2020|author=Nathaniel DeZago|title=Cries of Battle: Selstra

  16. Scarcity; lack.

  17. {{quote-text|en|year=1757|author=John-Henry Grose|title=A voyage to the East-Indies, with observations on various parts there|pageurl=|page=360

  18. {{quote-text|en|year=1831|author=Derwent Conway|title=Switzerland, the South of France and the Pyrenees|pageurl=|page=224

  19. 1846, J T Hackett, ''Ability of the public to make the projected railways'', reprinted in ''The Railway Register Vol. IV'', page 144

  20. Even if labour were diverted to a great extent from our grand staple, the cotton manufacture, we are not prepared to admit that the country would be worse off. The worst that could happen in such a case would be, that for a few years, during the inordinate progress of railways, our population would run short of shirts and shifts. If the woollen manufacture be the theme, there would be a scant of coats and petticoats; or if the earthenware manufacture, there must be fewer teapots and pipkins.
  21. A block of stone sawn on two sides down to the bed level.

  22. A sheet of stone.

  23. A slightly thinner measurement of a standard wood size.

  24. With difficulty; scarcely; hardly.

  25. (RQ:Bacon Colours of Good and Evil)

  26. (RQ:Fuller Church History)