affricate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin affricātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (noun) /ˈæfɹɪkət/, /ˈæfɹɪkeɪt/
  • IPA(key): (verb) /ˈæfɹɪkeɪt/
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Noun[edit]

Examples (English)

affricate (plural affricates)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced using a combination of a plosive and a fricative.
    Synonym: affricative
    Hypernym: obstruent

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

affricate (third-person singular simple present affricates, present participle affricating, simple past and past participle affricated)

  1. (transitive) To produce (a plosive) as an affricate.

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

affricate f

  1. plural of affricata

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

affricāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of affricō