minimal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*mey-

From minimum +‎ -al

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minimal ‎(comparative more minimal, superlative most minimal)

  1. The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree.
  2. (art) characterised by the use of simple form or structures.
  3. (music) characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin minimus - smallest.

Adjective[edit]

minimal

  1. minimal

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

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Adjective[edit]

minimal m ‎(feminine singular minimale, masculine plural minimaux, feminine plural minimales)

  1. minimal

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German[edit]

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minimal ‎(not comparable)

  1. minimal

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin minimus.

Adjective[edit]

minimal ‎(neuter singular minimalt, definite singular and plural minimale)

  1. minimal, minimum

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin minimus.

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minimal ‎(neuter singular minimalt, definite singular and plural minimale)

  1. minimal, minimum

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Swedish[edit]

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minimal (comparative minimalare, superlative minimalast)

  1. minimal; the smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree; as small as possible
    Kunde du inte hitta någon minimalare kjol??
    Sheesh, were you unable to find any smaller skirt than that??

Declension[edit]

Inflection of minimal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular minimal minimalare minimalast
Neuter singular minimalt minimalare minimalast
Plural minimala minimalare minimalast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 minimale minimalare minimalaste
All minimala minimalare minimalaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.