affricate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin affricatus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈæfɹɪkət/, /ˈæfɹɪkeɪt/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈæfɹɪkeɪt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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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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.

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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