diminutives - suffixes ? What are these diminutives for?...

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DIMINUTIVES DIMINUTIVES I understand how diminutives are formed . I understand how diminutives are formed .
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diminutive  implies that  something is small. It may be small in size or years duck    -   duckling It may be a term of endearment  Frog    -   Froggy
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Making a  diminutive Diminutives  can be made by adding a  suffix           book +  let   -   book let Diminutives  can be made by adding a  prefix    mini  + skirt  -  mini skirt They can even be a different word altogether! Dog - puppy
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Prefixes  that make things small Mini Micro Nano  How many  diminutives  can  you think of starting with  these  prefixes ?
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Suffixes  that make things small ling y ette ock let  en kin How many  diminutives  can  you think of ending with these 
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Unformatted text preview: suffixes ? What are these diminutives for? Calf Foal Lamb Kid Cub kitten Can you change these words into diminutives? bus pig cow mini + bus pig + let cow = calf minibus piglet calf Silly diminutives Why not invent your own diminutives ! For example what might you call a baby alien? An alien ette Now you try Think of diminutives for these words. burger crisp carrot monster We can often add y to create a diminutive . Look at these nick names Sam Jones Jones y Alex Smith Smith y Bill - Bill y Can you change your name into a diminutive? What is a diminutive ?...
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