fish hook

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(IPA character): Named because of its superficial resemblance to the hooks used in fishing.(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)


fish hook (plural fish hooks)

  1. alternative form of fishhook (a hook used in fishing)
  2. The template Template:rfv-sense does not use the parameter(s):
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    Please see Module:checkparams for help with this warning.
    (Can we verify(+) this sense?) The International Phonetic Alphabet /ɾ/ character LATIN SMALL LETTER R WITH FISHHOOK, used to represent an alveolar tap.