10
votes
5answers
1k views

“Upper-case” is to “capital” as “lowercase” is to what?

Is there a corresponding word to go with capital to mean lower-case?
20
votes
8answers
6k views

Is there an antonym for “capitalize” (as in letter-case)

A word that starts with a lower-case (lowercase?) letter can be capitalized, but what is the converse action? Google has only one page in the top results that addresses this and the closest thing to ...