Quick answer
"Diminutivo" is a noun which is often translated as "diminutive", and "aumentativo" is an adjective which is often translated as "augmentative". Learn more about the difference between "diminutivo" and "aumentativo" below.
diminutivo(
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mee
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noo
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tee
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boh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (grammar)
a. diminutive
El diminutivo de "hijo" es "hijito".The diminutive of "son" is "sonny."
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. diminutive
En inglés, hay seis sufijos diminutivos.In English, there are six diminutive suffixes.
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aumentativo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (grammar)
a. augmentative
Uno de los sufijos aumentativos más productivos en castellano es "-azo".One of the most productive augmentative suffixes in Spanish is "-azo."
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (grammar)
a. augmentative
Escribe todos los aumentativos que recuerdes.Write down as many augmentatives as you can remember.
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