Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dwarf"

The meaning of "Dwarf" in various phrases and sentences

Q: dwarfed ne anlama geliyor?
A: It comes from the word “dwarf” meaning small or stunted in growth/development. “The dwarfed tree” “The dwarfed man”
Q: He is compared to him which obviously dwarfs him.

(what does 'dwarf' mean in this sentence?) ne anlama geliyor?
A: @giuemax


He is made to feel unimportant
Q: dwarf ne anlama geliyor?
A: It is also used as a verb meaning to be much bigger than - this type of tree dwarfs others in the forest.
Q: dwarf ne anlama geliyor?
A: A dwarf in fantasy fiction is a mythical creature who are human-like but very short, around toddler height. (There's also dwarfism, which is a real condition of a living human/animal/living organism being of a short stature)

Dwarf, as an adjective, means something very small

Example sentences using "Dwarf"

Q: dwarves ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Dwarf (dwarves is plural) means short person. In fantasy settings, dwarves are a race of humanoids which usually like mining and live underground
Q: dwarf (verb) ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: 'The more striking graphics can be seen with the summoned titans, whose immense size dwarfs buildings and other units.’
Q: to dwarf ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Dwarf as noun, meaning person with genetics making them very short: My boss' brother is a dwarf. -- Not necessarily accepted as polite, also can reference a race of small people in fantasy stories.

Dwarf as adjective, meaning a miniature type: This tree is a dwarf maple.

Dwarf as verb, meaning to make appear very small: If you put the large painting on that wall it will dwarf the fireplace.

Synonyms of "Dwarf" and their differences

Q: #1 dwarf ve #2 midget arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Both words describe people with medical conditions like Achondroplasia. But you shouldn't use either of these words because they can be offensive. Instead, use "little people" and "little person". (In the USA. I don't know about other places.) "Midget" sounds especially bad. "Dwarfism" is used in medicine.

"Dwarf" is also a word for a kind of creature in Germanic folklore. These creatures live in mountains or underground. They are short, and they mine and smith. A classic example of this kind of creature is the character Alberich from The Ring Cycle by Wagner. Because J.R.R. Tolkien wrote about dwarves, they are now common in Tolkienesque fantasy literature and other fiction including video games. It's OK to use the word "dwarf" like this.

🆗 "That man is a little person"
❌ "That man is a dwarf"
❌ "That man is a midget"

🆗 "In the book, the dwarves forged a helm of steel"
Q: dwarf ve midget arasındaki fark nedir?
A: they're both the same, but midget is more offensive
Q: dwarfs ve dwarves arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They are the same.

Before JRR Tolkien, it was always spelled "dwarfs" (example: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). But now it is either.
Q: dwarf ve homunculus arasındaki fark nedir?
A: @leolin0819: A dwarf is a person (or other animal) with a genetic condition that prevents them from growing to a normal size.

A homunculus is a theory people had that a miniature human (like a seed) lived in sperm and that this grew into a human in the womb.
Q: dwarf ve dwerg arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They mean the same, except 'dwerg' is Dutch not English :)

Translations of "Dwarf"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? dwarfs
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? dwarf
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? dwarf
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Other questions about "Dwarf"

Q: What does "toxic dwarf" mean?
A: It's an insult. Toxic means something like poisonous. And a dwarf is a very very short person.

Toxic in regards to people is often used when they are insufferable, behave very badly, are rude, hurt all around them (emotionally or phsyically), cause a lot of personal drama and fights, gossip about everyone, etc. People like these are "toxic" because they proverbially poison your life, making you feel bad.

And a dwarf is a deogratory term for short people.
Q: "She is the most optimistic dwarf of them by far." does this sound natural?
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret dwarf dwarfs.
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Q: Being dwarf is not your mistake. But not stand up is your mistake. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: This would sound a bit more natural: Being born a dwarf was not your mistake, but not standing up is your mistake. Hope this helps!
Q: He was born with a dwarf, but he never give up on his destiny. Eventually he has been married with a beautiful girl. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: ... with dwarfism

Eventually he married a beautiful girl.

He's now married to a beautiful girl.

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