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【small】在多语言下的意思、翻译、词源、用法、例句

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英语(English)

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发音(Pronunciation)

词源(Etymology)

From Middle English smal, from Old English smæl (small, narrow, slender), from Proto-Germanic *smalaz (small), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mal-, *(s)mel- (small, mean, malicious). Cognate with Scots smal; sma (small); West Frisian smel (narrow); Dutch smal (narrow); German schmal (narrow, small); Danish, Norwegian, Swedish smal (narrow; thin; slender); Latin malus (bad); Russian ма́лый (mályj, small).

形容词(Adjective)

small (comparative smaller, superlative smallest)

  1. Not large or big; insignificant; few in number.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 5, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.
    • 2013 June 22, “Engineers of a different kind”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8841, page 70:
      Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers. Piling debt onto companies’ balance-sheets is only a small part of what leveraged buy-outs are about, they insist. Improving the workings of the businesses they take over is just as core to their calling, if not more so. Much of their pleading is public-relations bluster.
    A small serving of ice cream.
    A small group.
    He made us all feel small.
  2. (figurative) Young, as a child.
    Remember when the children were small?
  3. (writing, incomparable) Minuscule or lowercase, referring to written or printed letters.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 584:
      "I've got catholic tastes. Catholic with a small "c", of course."
  4. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; paltry; mean.
  5. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short.
    a small space of time
  6. (archaic) Slender, gracefully slim.

同义词(Synonyms)

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翻译(Translations)

副词(Adverb)

small (comparative smaller, superlative smallest)

  1. In a small fashion. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. In or into small pieces.
    • 2009, Ingrid Hoffman, CBS Early Morning for September 28, 2009 (transcription)
      That's going to go in there. We've got some chives small chopped as well.
  3. (obsolete) To a small extent.
  4. (obsolete) In a low tone; softly.

衍生词(Derived terms)

名词(Noun)

small (plural smalls)

  1. (rare) Any part of something that is smaller or slimmer than the rest, now usually with anatomical reference to the back.

衍生词(Derived terms)

动词(Verb)

small (third-person singular simple present smalls, present participle smalling, simple past and past participle smalled)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To make little or less.
  2. (intransitive) To become small; to dwindle.

变位词(Anagrams)


Icelandic

动词(Verb)

small (strong)

  1. first-person singular past indicative of smella
  2. third-person singular past indicative of smella

Low German

词源(Etymology)

From Middle Low German smal, from Old Saxon smal, from Proto-Germanic *smalaz. Cognate with German schmal, Dutch smal, English small.

形容词(Adjective)

small (comparative smaller, superlative smallst)

  1. narrow
  2. small, slender

变化形式(Declension)


中古英语(Middle English)

形容词(Adjective)

small

  1. Alternative form of smal

Swedish

动词(Verb)

small

  1. past tense of smälla.

变位词(Anagrams)


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