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English

Etymology

From French minuscule.

Alternative spellings

  • miniscule (a misspelling so common that it has come to be considered an alternative spelling by many)

Noun

Singular
minuscule

Plural
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minuscule ({{{1}}})
  1. A lower-case letter.
  2. Any of the two medieval handwriting styles minuscule cursive and Caroline minuscule.
  3. A letter in these styles.

Translations

Adjective

minuscule (comparative more, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
minuscule

Comparative
more

Superlative
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  1. Written in minuscules, lower-case.
  2. Written in minuscule handwriting style.
  3. Very small, tiny.
    a minuscule dot

Synonyms

written in minuscules

very small

Antonyms

lower-case

Translations

Usage notes

See the usage notes at miniscule


French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] minuscula.

Pronunciation

Adjective

minuscule m. (f. minuscule, m. plural minuscules, f. plural minuscule)

  1. minuscule

Noun

minuscule f. (plural minuscules)

  1. minuscule

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [mi'nu.sku.le]

Adjective

minuscule

  1. feminine plural nominative form of [[minuscul#Template:lang:ro|minuscul]].
  2. feminine plural accusative form of [[minuscul#Template:lang:ro|minuscul]].
  3. neuter plural nominative form of [[minuscul#Template:lang:ro|minuscul]].
  4. neuter plural accusative form of [[minuscul#Template:lang:ro|minuscul]].

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