Diminutives

Some articles on diminutives, diminutive:

Lithuanian Name - PavardÄ— (surname) - Classification - Diminutives
... A number of surnames are diminutives of popular first names ... Butkus from Butkintas Minkus from Minkantas Norkus from Norkantas Rimkus from Rimkantas ...
Portuguese Grammar - Nouns - Diminutives and Augmentatives
... The Portuguese language is abundant in the use of diminutives, which convey the senses of small size, endearment or insignificance ... Diminutives are very commonly used in informal language ... On the other hand, most uses of diminutives are avoided in written and otherwise formal language ...
Bar (heraldry) - Diminutives
... The "closet" is described as a band of the thickness between a bar and a barrulet, but is rarely found ... A barry design consisting of ten or more bars is called barruly or burely instead. ...
Diminutive - Indo-European Languages - Germanic Languages - German
... Diminutives are more frequently used than in English ... Some words only exist in the diminutive form, e.g ... "Kaninchen" ("rabbit" derived from the Latin diminutive cuniculus via the Old French word 'conin') ...
Lithuanian Name - Vardas (given Name) - Diminutives
... Diminutives are very popular in everyday usage, and are by no means reserved for children ... Most diminutives are formed by adding a suffix ...