There are 2 translations of diminutive in Spanish:

diminutive1

Pronunciation: /dəˈmɪnjətɪv; dɪˈmɪnjʊtɪv/

adj

  • 1 (small) diminuto, minúsculo
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    • But while she is no softie and revels in a little rough-and-tumble now and again, her diminutive figure belies the true extent of her football potential.
    • His figure looked sadly diminutive in a gray T-shirt and faded blue jeans.
    • Sarah is a diminutive figure on stage, but when she sings her heavenly voice instantly makes her the centre of attention.
  • 2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] diminutivo
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    • Ke is a diminutive suffix, conveying the sense of little in reference to the size of the dog.
    • Its features include simplified grammar, exaggerated speech melody, diminutive forms of words such as doggie, and a highly repetitive style.
    • But do not be put off by their diminutive name or even by some of the many examples that have absolutely no interest to you.

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sporadically …
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There are 2 translations of diminutive in Spanish:

diminutive2

n

  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] diminutivo (masculine)
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    • The word is a diminutive of inland navigator, referring to the men who built the canals that preceded the railways.
    • The name ‘baba’ is the colloquial Ukrainian word for woman or grandma, while ‘babka’ is a diminutive of the same word.
    • It is hardly surprising therefore that the Arabic word for ‘garden’ should be the diminutive of the word for ‘Paradise’.
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    • In 1928 he proclaimed himself King of Albania, taking the name Zog, a diminutive of his family's surname.
    • Children sometimes are called by diminutives of their names.
    • The rabbis rounded his name, added the diminutive.

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.