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English[]

Etymology[]

From Latin minor

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /maɪnə/
  • noicon
    (file)
  • Homophones: miner; mynah (non-rhotic accents)

Adjective[]

minor

  1. Of little significance or importance.
    • Template:RQ:Schuster Hepaticae V
      There is now such an immense "microliterature" on hepatics that, beyond a certain point I have given up trying to integrate (and evaluate) every minor paper published—especially narrowly floristic papers.
  2. (music): Of a musical scale in which some notes are sounded flat.

Synonyms[]

  • See also Wikisaurus:insignificant
  • See also Wikisaurus:small

Antonyms[]

Translations[]

Noun[]

Singular
Minor

Plural
{{{1}}}

Minor ({{{1}}})

  1. A person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability.
  2. A subject area of secondary concentration of a student at a college or university, or the student who has chosen such a secondary concentration.
    • I had so many credit hours of English, it became my minor.
    • I became an English minor.
  3. (mathematics) determinant of a square submatrix

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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Minor

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Minor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To choose or have an area of secondary concentration as a student in a college or university.
    • I had so many credit hours of English, I decided to minor in it.

Translations[]

Anagrams[]

  • imnor,
  • morin

Latin[]

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

Template:La-adj-comparative

  1. comparative of parvus; lesser, inferior, smaller.

Antonyms[]

  • māior

Verb[]

present active minor, present infinitive minārī, perfect active minātus sum. (deponent)

  1. I jut forth, protrude, project.
  2. I threaten, menace someone with something.

Inflection[]

Template:La-conj-1st-depon

af:minor de:minor et:minor fr:minor ko:minor io:minor it:minor kn:minor kk:minor lo:minor hu:minor ml:minor ja:minor pl:minor pt:minor ru:minor simple:minor fi:minor sv:minor ta:minor te:minor tr:minor vi:minor vo:minor zh:minor

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