Diminutive vs Fran - What's the difference?

diminutive | fran |


As adjectives the difference between diminutive and fran

is that diminutive is very small while fran is front.

As a noun diminutive

is (grammar) a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.

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diminutive

English

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Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Very small.
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  • Serving to diminish.
  • * Shaftesbury
  • diminutive of liberty
  • (grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
  • Synonyms

    * (very small) lilliputian, tiny

    Antonyms

    * (very small) huge, gigantic * augmentative

    Noun

    (wikipedia diminutive) (en noun)
  • (grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
  • Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’ .

    Synonyms

    * nomen deminutivum

    Antonyms

    * augmentative

    fran

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A diminutive of the female given names Frances and Francine.
  • A diminutive of the male given name Francis.
  • English diminutives of female given names English diminutives of male given names

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