Diminutive vs Kez - What's the difference?
As an adjective diminutive
is very small.
As a noun diminutive
is (grammar) a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
, date=October 20
, author=Jamie Lillywhite
, title=Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan
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, passage=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.}}
Serving to diminish.
(grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
- diminutive of liberty
* (very small) lilliputian, tiny
* (very small) huge, gigantic
(grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
- Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’ .
* nomen deminutivum
(en proper noun
A diminutive of the female given name Kerry.
* 2003 , Sue Simpson, Keepers of the Quantum: Lizard's Leap Two
* 2004 , Margaret Metz, Live by the Bottle
- She grabbed Kerry by the shoulders. Kez was still screaming. Vicki shook her. “Kerry, it's not real,” she whispered.
- She doesn't like the way he orders Kerry around either. 'Kez' ll make ya one,' he'd said automatically when Madeline said she'd love a nice cup of tea.