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noun 
  1. (Grammar) A word form expressing smallness or youth.
    • Booklet, the of book, means "small book".
Translations: 
  • Dutch: diminutief(nl, verkleinwoord, n, {{t, nl)n
  • French: diminutif(fr)m
  • Italian: diminutivo(it)m
  • German: Diminutiv(de)m
adjective 
  1. Very small.
  2. Serving to diminish.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: (t, nl, verkleinend)
  • German: winzig(de)
  • Italian: diminutivo(it)
Etymology: From diminutif (1398), < diminutivum, (verb deminuere, "diminish").


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