assibilate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin assībilātus (murmured, whispered at, hissed), past participle of assībilō (hiss at, verb), from ad (at) + sībilō (hiss, verb), from sībilus (a hissing, whistling), of imitative origin.

Verb[edit]

assibilate (third-person singular simple present assibilates, present participle assibilating, simple past and past participle assibilated)

  1. (linguistics, phonetics) To change into or pronounce with the accompaniment of a sibilant sound or sounds.
  2. (linguistics, phonetics) To change by assibilation.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

assibilate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of assibilare
  2. second-person plural imperative of assibilare
  3. feminine plural of assibilato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

assībilāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of assībilō