Then too diminutives are fast disappearing from the language.
Mary gave the diminutives Marion and Mariot, whence Marriott.
They used nicknames and diminutives, if they were not as fanciful as ours.
Diminutives in an; as, rothan a little wheel, dealgan a little pin, &c.
Diminutives in ag or og; as, caileag a girl, cuachag a little cup.
In these words we have the diminutives ...