1. (used to form diminutives) 
a. little (adjective) 
Estoy horneando galletas para mis nietecitos.I'm baking cookies for my little grandkids.
Fue muy triste enterarnos de que murió la dulce viejecita que vivía frente a nuestra casa.It was sad to find out that the sweet little old lady who lived across us passed away.
El bebé tenía el piecito helado porque se le cayó un calcetín.The baby's little foot was cold because one of his socks fell off.
La cafetería francesa de la que te hablé está en una callecita entre Libertad e Independencia.The French cafeteria I told you about is in a little street between Libertad and Independencia Streets.
(also -ecito) (also -ecita)
Aspects of Word Formation in Spanish 2
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