affricate

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From Latin affricatus.

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affricate ‎(plural affricates)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced using a combination of a plosive and a fricative. English sounds /t͡ʃ/ (catch) and /d͡ʒ/ (jury) are examples.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

affricate f

  1. plural of affricata

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

affricāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of affricō