Minor may refer to:
- Minor (law), an underage child
- Academic minor, a secondary focus of an undergraduate degree
- Minor v. Happersett, a case appealed to the US Supreme Court concerning the right to vote
Other articles related to "minor":
... prevalent in what we know as the common-practice period is usually known as major-minor, or functional tonality ... I-IV-vii°-iii-vi-ii-V-I and the "major-minor parallelism" minor v-i-VII-III equals major iii-vi-V-I or minor III-VII-i-v equals major I-V-vi-iii ... Other scales or modes are often introduced for variety within the context of a major-minor tonal system without disturbing the diatonic nature of the work ...
... There were 456 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
... Ebilun (Manchu Chinese 遏必隆 pinyin Èbìlóng) was a minor Manchu noble who worked as one of the Four Regents and an assistant minister for the ... dislodge Ming loyalist He Tengjiao 何騰蛟 (1592–1649) from Hubei and was rewarded with a minor hereditary rank ... Nonetheless, half of Ebilun's property was confiscated and his minor title was revoked ...
1580 - known as "William Ballet's lute book") gives the tune in the melodic minor scale ... "Greensleeves" is also often played in a natural minor scale and sometimes in the Dorian mode ... features E-flats, thus making it sound minor as opposed to Dorian in mode ...
... Am Feierabend" ("Rest at the End of the Day" A minor) "Der Neugierige" ("The Inquisitive One" B major) "Ungeduld" ("Impatience" A major) "Morgengruß" ("Good morning" C major) "Des M ...
Famous quotes containing the word minor:
“People are too apt to treat God as if he were a minor royalty.”
—Herbert Beerbohm, Sir Tree (18531917)
“ChopinTwo embalmers at work upon a minor poet ... the scent of tuberoses ... Autumn rain.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)
“A child who fears excessive retaliation for even minor offenses will learn very early on that to lie is to protect himself.... If your child intuits that you will react very punitively to his wrongdoing, he may be tempted to lie and may become, as time goes on, a habitual liar.”
—Lawrence Balter (20th century)