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英语(English)

替代形式(Alternative forms)

  • (noun, grammar): dim. (abbreviation)

词源(Etymology)

From Middle French diminutif (1398), from Latin diminutivum, from dēminuō (diminish).

发音(Pronunciation)

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /dɪˈmɪn.jʊ.tɪv/, /dəˈmɪn.jə.tɪv/

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive (comparative more diminutive, superlative most diminutive)

  1. Very small.
    Synonyms: lilliputian, tiny
    Antonyms: huge, gigantic
    • 2011 October 20, Jamie Lillywhite, “Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Roman Sharonov rose unchallenged to head a corner wide, while diminutive winger Gokdeniz Karadeniz ghosted in with a diving header from the edge of the six-yard box that was acrobatically kept out by Gomes.
  2. (obsolete) Serving to diminish.
    • 1711, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, 1714 edition republished by Gregg International Publishers, 1968, Volume 3, Miscellany 3, Chapter 2, p. 175,[2]
      They cou’d, perhaps, even embrace POVERTY contentedly, rather than submit to any thing diminutive either of their inward Freedom or national Liberty.
  3. (grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
    Antonym: augmentative

翻译(Translations)

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名词(Noun)

diminutive (plural diminutives)

  1. (grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
    Synonyms: nomen deminutivum, pet form
    Antonym: augmentative
    Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’.
    • 1916, Ernest Weekley, Surnames, page 287:
      When we come to occupative names, we are again confronted by crowds of diminutives.

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Danish

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive

  1. definite of diminutiv
  2. plural of diminutiv

French

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive

  1. feminine singular of diminutif

German

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive

  1. inflection of diminutiv:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive

  1. feminine plural of diminutivo

Norwegian Bokmål

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive

  1. definite singular/plural of diminutiv

Norwegian Nynorsk

形容词(Adjective)

diminutive

  1. definite singular/plural of diminutiv

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