geminate vs reduplicate what difference

what is difference between geminate and reduplicate

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin geminātus, perfect passive participle of geminō (to double).

Pronunciation

Adjective
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛmɪnət/
Verb
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛmɪneɪt/

Adjective

geminate (not comparable)

  1. Forming a pair.
  2. (phonology) Of a consonant, pronounced longer and considered as being doubled
    • 2008, Sara Finley, Review of “The Representation and Processing of Compound Words”
      For example, Martin (2007) notes that compounds in several languages (including English and Turkish) violate the general phonological principles in the language (e.g., English only allows geminate consonants in compounds).

Synonyms

  • geminated

Translations

Verb

geminate (third-person singular simple present geminates, present participle geminating, simple past and past participle geminated)

  1. To arrange in pairs.
  2. To occur in pairs.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • Gemini

Translations

Noun

geminate (plural geminates)

  1. (phonology) A doubled or repeated letter or speech sound.

Translations


Italian

Verb

geminate

  1. inflection of geminare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of geminato

Latin

Participle

gemināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of geminātus


English

Etymology

From Medieval Latin reduplicātus, from reduplicāre, from re- with duplicāre.

Adjective

reduplicate (comparative more reduplicate, superlative most reduplicate)

  1. doubled
  2. (botany) valvate with the margins curved outwardly
  3. (botany) folded, with the abaxial surfaces facing one another

Verb

reduplicate (third-person singular simple present reduplicates, present participle reduplicating, simple past and past participle reduplicated)

  1. (transitive) To double again: to multiply: to repeat.
  2. (transitive, linguistics) To repeat (a word or part of a word) in order to form a new word or phrase, possibly with modification of one of the repetitions.

Related terms

  • reduplication

Translations


Italian

Adjective

reduplicate f

  1. feminine plural of reduplicato

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