Geminate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒemɪneɪt|  American pronunciation of the word geminate
Brit.  |ˈdʒemɪneɪt|  British pronunciation of the word geminate

noun

- a doubled or long consonant

verb

- form by reduplication (syn: reduplicate)
- occur in pairs (syn: pair)
- arrange in pairs (syn: pair)
- arrange or combine in pairs

Examples

the 'n' in 'thinness' is a geminate

The consonants are geminated in these words

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