Meaning of 紙一重
  • Can somebody please help to translate 紙一重 in the following sentence, the only meaning I found in dictionaries is - 「紙一枚の厚さほどの、わずかの違い。」 however I think that this meaning is not suitable with the context.
    ナハト:「ククク、ハハハハ、ハハハハハハハ」
    ライル:「黙れっ」
    耳障りな哄笑に苛立ちをぶつけるが、ナハトは紙一重で闇に溶けた。ただ辺りには、ヤツの声だけが木霊する。
  • Already answered, for those who are interested:
    "In this context,紙一重 means "a slight time difference".
    So this sentence means Ryle turned his irritation upon Nacht,but it didn't reach him by a hair because he faded into darkness in an instant."

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