1) small, little
1a) of size: of stature, of length
1b) of space
1c) of age: less by birth, younger
1d) of time: short, brief, a little while, how little!
1e) of quantity: i.e. number, amount
1f) of rank or influence
When translated "a little while", the Greek emphasises the
shortness of the time interval, "oh how little". This phrase used
often in the NT of the return of Christ.