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Meaning of "pygmaean" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PYGMAEAN

pygmaean  [pɪɡˈmiːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYGMAEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pygmaean is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PYGMAEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pygmaean in the English dictionary

The definition of pygmaean in the dictionary is of or relating to an abnormally undersized person. Other definition of pygmaean is of or relating to sth that is a very small example of its type.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYGMAEAN


Aegean
iːˈdʒiːən
aeon
ˈiːən
Andean
ænˈdiːən
Aramaean
ˌærəˈmiːən
Aramean
ˌærəˈmiːən
Behan
ˈbiːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
Cumaean
ˈkjuːmiːən
eon
ˈiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
hermaean
hɜːˈmiːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
lien
ˈliːən
Nemean
nɪˈmiːən
pantheon
pænˈθiːən
pean
ˈpiːən
pygmean
pɪɡˈmiːən
Pyrenean
ˌpɪrəˈniːən
sien
ˈsiːən
Tupian
tuːˈpiːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYGMAEAN

pyemia
pyemic
pyet
pygal
pygarg
pygidia
pygidial
pygidium
Pygmalion
pygmean
pygmies
pygmoid
pygmy
pygmy chimpanzee
pygmy glider
pygmy marmoset
pygmy possum
pygmyish
pygmyism
pygostyle

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYGMAEAN

Achaean
amoebaean
archaean
Arctogaean
Chaldaean
Dodonaean
Judaean
lernaean
Linnaean
Mandaean
Manichaean
Mycenaean
Nabataean
Neogaean
Nicaean
Notogaean
paean
Sabaean
scarabaean
spelaean

Synonyms and antonyms of pygmaean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pygmaean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PYGMAEAN

Find out the translation of pygmaean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pygmaean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pygmaean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

pygmaean
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pygmaean
570 millions of speakers

English

pygmaean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pygmaean
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pygmaean
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pygmaean
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pygmaean
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pygmaean
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pygmaean
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pygmaean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pygmaean
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pygmaean
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pygmaean
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pygmaean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pygmaean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pygmaean
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पग्माअन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pygmaean
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pygmaean
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pygmaean
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pygmaean
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pygmaean
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pygmaean
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pygmaean
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pygmaean
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pygmaean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pygmaean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGMAEAN»

The term «pygmaean» is used very little and occupies the 158.728 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGMAEAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pygmaean» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pygmaean» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pygmaean

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYGMAEAN»

Discover the use of pygmaean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pygmaean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Homeless Dogs & Melancholy Apes: Humans and Other Animals in ...
And of course his Pygmaean genealogy is confirmed by the fact that "he turned certain fables of Aesop into verse, probably out of his respect to beasts in general , and love to his family [of apes] in particular" (266). In Italy, Scriblerus uncovers ...
Laura Brown, 2010
2
A Literal Translation of Those Satires of Juvenal and ...
The Pygmaean warrior runs in his little arms, Soon unequal to the enemy, and seized, through the air, with crooked Talons, he is carried by a cruel crane : if you could see this In our nations, you would be shook with laughter : but there, 171 ...
Juvenal, Persius, 1822
3
The Metamorphoses of Ovid
One corner contains Thracian Rhodope and Haemus, now cold mountains, formerly human bodies, who assumed to themselves the names of the supreme Gods. Another part contains the wretched fate of the Pygmaean matron.ll Her, ...
Ovid, 1858
4
Annual Dog Show
By Blitzen of Donde — Webb's Pygmaean Lady. 126 Mrs. Lester Noel Webb. Webb's Wee Black Widow, H113181. April 19, 19.8. Breeder, owner. By Blitzen of Donde — Webb's Pygmaean Lady. 127 Mrs. Lester Noel Webb. Wetfc's Pink Lady ...
Westminster Kennel Club
5
The Forest People
In this bestselling book, Colin Turnbull, a British cultural anthropologist, details the incredible Mbuti pygmy people and their love of the forest, and each other.
Colin Turnbull, 2012
6
The works of Alexander Pope
... two heroes of such a make should die inglorious in their beds ; when it had been a fate more worthy our size, had they met with theirs from an irruption of cranes, or other warlike animals, those ancient enemies to our pygmaean ancestors !
Alexander Pope, Joseph Warton, 1822
7
The poetical works of William Somervile, with the life of ...
... the treacherous bog Lies floundering, hals inguls 'd. What biting thoughts Torments th' abandon'd crew ! Old age laments His vigour spent: the tall, plump, brawny youth Curses his cumberous bulk ; and envies now The fhort pygmaean race, ...
William Somervile, 1802
8
The Caltraps of Time
... but of Stone, and crook'd at the Top, with a little Cage of Glass at the Crook. I found later, that they were publick Lanthorns, as you shall hear. The Borders of the Road were wonderful neat and trim, with Grass, shut in by Pygmaean Walls of  ...
David I. Masson, 2011
9
Focus: Music of South Africa
The next mention of pygmies is in Homer's Iliad, in which the “Pygmaean race” is mentioned as having been killed by the men of Troy, though again it is not clear if Homer's is a mythical reference (Turnbull 1968: 15). Though not depicting ...
Carol A. Muller, 2010
10
The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...: Accurately Revised ... ...
In this song we have their doctrine of the creation, the fame in all probability as was taught so many ages before in the great pygmaean empire, and several hierogly- phical fables under which they couched or embellished their morals.
Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, 1766

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« EDUCALINGO. Pygmaean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pygmaean>. May 2022 ».
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