Wrong translation?

I remember seeing the sentence a while ago and the translation has always bothered me:
Our store is in a small alley off of western street.

I thought 少し was an adverb/noun meaning “a little” rather than an adjective meaning small. Shouldn’t it be “our store is in an alley a little off the western street”?

Yeah, I like your translation better.

“Our shop is a little into an alley off western street”

The 少し is modifying the verb 入った so it is “shortly from entering” or something along those lines.

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アルク has an example with a similar construct:
on a side street just off

Based on that から、少し路地に入ったところに would be “on an alley a little bit off the western street,” like you said. I tend to agree too.

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Google did find results for “少し路地”, although not that many (only about 60,000).


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