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least

  1. pienin, vähäisin

Liittyvät sanat: little , less , at least

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least

  1. pienin, vähäisin, asia, homma, juttu, vähin, superlatiivi.

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pienin, vähäisin

vähin

vähiten (en-superlative of); the smallest amount of something Appendix:Glossaryuncountable|uncountable.

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1857, (w), The American Coast Pilot: Containing Directions for the Principal Harbors, E. & G.W. Blunt, page 135:
The least water we could find there was 4 fathoms, which bears from the point S.E., and is distant 1½ mile.
John Duncan, Duncans Travels''
To have demolished and rebuilt the walls, would have been a very costly expedient, and as the least of two evils, the painter's brush was resorted to; here and there however, above some of the windows, the black wreathings of the smoke are still discernible through the white covering.
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2004, Jim Baggott, Beyond Measure: Modern Physics, Philosophy, and the Meaning of Quantum Theory, Oxford University Press, page 48:
Light does not need to know in advance which is the path of least time because it takes all paths from its source to its destination.
Used for forming superlatives of adjectives, especially those that do not form the superlative by adding -est.

It was the least surprising thing.

In the smallest or lowest degree; in a degree below all others.

to reward those who least deserve it

puhekieltä Something of the smallest possible extent; an indivisible unit.
(en-superlative of)
puhekieltä at least|At least.

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