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Meaning of word minuscule from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

minuscule   noun

Meaning : The characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case.

Synonyms : lower-case letter, lowercase, small letter

One of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis.

Printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters.
capital, capital letter, majuscule, upper-case letter, uppercase

Meaning : A small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts.

minuscule   adjective

Meaning : Of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial. 7th to 9th centuries.

Synonyms : minuscular

Of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters. 4th to 8th centuries.


Meaning : Lowercase.

Example : Little a.
Small a.
E.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters.

Synonyms : little, small

* एक प्रकार का (अक्षर)।

बच्चा अंग्रेजी वर्णमाला को छोटे अक्षरों में लिख रहा है।

Meaning : Extremely small.

Example : A minuscule kitchen.
A minuscule amount of rain fell.

Synonyms : miniscule


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