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Affricate consonant

Definition of the noun affricate consonant

What does affricate consonant mean as a name of something?


  1. a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of affricate consonant: affricate / affricative
    • more generic word: obstruent = a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth

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Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

affricate: 11 affricative; 18 affricate consonant affliction: ...

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