English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pygmy

Pygmy :
- dwergpigmeë

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Noun(1) an unusually small individual(2) any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet

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(1) Diplomatically and militarily, Europe is still a pygmy .(2) Adrienne Zihlman remarked: ÔÇÿLucy's fossil remains match up remarkably well with the bones of a pygmy chimp.ÔÇÖ(3) We started off at Tropical World where we saw huge butterflies, pygmy monkeys, snakes and all sorts of fish.(4) How long will this intellectual pygmy spend his time hiding behind the Building Industry taskforce?(5) For instance, the pygmy sculpin is known only from Coldwater Spring, part of the Coosa River system of northeast Alabama.(6) The pygmy falcon in southern Africa depends entirely on sociable weaver nests for breeding.(7) There are also many instances of mammals becoming a dwarf or pygmy variety on islands.(8) And this was the PC version: originally they were a black-skinned African pygmy tribe.(9) In case I should be thought a literary pygmy I should mention that I have actually studied literature to postgraduate level.(10) The pygmy hippo, which is the smallest species, occurs in West Africa, especially in or near rivers, lakes, and swamps.(11) Then I ramble through pygmy pine trees with shaggy bark, and mountain mahogany bushes with long white flowers that twist up like corkscrews.(12) These actions will also benefit pygmy rabbits and sage grouse that use the area as rearing habitat.(13) That is quite a feat considering he was a political pygmy in the first place.(14) The fall of a Titan is always much more shocking than the stumble of a pygmy .(15) This comes as the climax to a positive blizzard of bans, both from Westminster and its pygmy parody at Holyrood.(16) It's the ultimate bureaucratic skill - and the key to emerging as the consensus pygmy when the giants are at each other's throats.
Related Words
1. dwarf ::
2. lightweight ::
3. pigmy ::
1. colossus ::
2. giant ::
3. jumbo ::
4. leviathan ::
5. mammoth ::
6. monster ::
7. titan ::
Different Forms
pygmies, pygmy
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