begadkefat

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Constructed from the consonants involved: ב(b), ג(g), ד(d), כ(k), פ(p (f)), and ת(t). Compare Hebrew בֶּגֶ״ד כֶּפֶ״ת(béged kéfet), the Hebrew mnemonic.

Noun[edit]

begadkefat ‎(uncountable)

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  1. (linguistics) A phenomenon of spirantization affecting most plosive consonants of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic when they are preceded by a vowel and not geminated; also any similar case of spirantization of postvocalic plosives in other languages, such as Berber.

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈɣɑt.kəˌfɑt/

Noun[edit]

begadkefat f ‎(uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) begadkefat