tiniest

tiny

[tahy-nee]
adjective, tinier, tiniest.
very small; minute; wee.

Origin:
1590–1600; late Middle English tine very small (< ?) + -y1

tinily, adverb
tininess, noun


little, diminutive, teeny.
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tiny (ˈtaɪnɪ)
 
adj , tinier, tiniest
very small; minute
 
[C16 tine, of uncertain origin]
 
'tinily
 
adv
 
'tininess
 
n

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tiny
c.1400, tyne "very small," perhaps from tine.
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