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Definition of the noun affricate
What does affricate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: affricates
- 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: affricate consonant / 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
Alternative definition of the noun affricate
- [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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Vol 1: Linguistic Theory and Historical Linguistics. Vol 2: Descriptive, Contrastive, and Applied Linguistics. In Honour of Jacek Fisiak on the Occasion of His Fiftieth Birthday by Dieter Kastovsky, Aleksander Szwedek
the affricate is a product of the transformation [gg > d2] (and [kk > ts]). Hypothesis (b) complicates an otherwise simple ...
Introducing Language in Use (2013)
A Course Book by Andrew John Merrison, Aileen Bloomer, Patrick Griffiths, Christopher J. Hall
affricates. The manners of articulation described in the previous two subsections were fricative and plosive. An affricate is a coordinated sequence of a plosive followed immediately by a fricative at approximately the same place of articulation.
by Marc van Oostendorp, Colin J. Ewen, Elizabeth V. Hume, Keren Rice
An affricate is a single segment that has a complete closure with a fricative or delayed release. Like stops, affricates consist of a closure phase followed by a release phase, but unlike stops, the release of affricates contains additional supra- ...
The Pronunciation of English (2008)
A Course Book by Charles W. Kreidler
An affricate is a combination of stop and fricative. To produce the first and last consonants of church /a o ra/ and judge /hjh/, for instance, the tongue-front, with a groove along the center line, makes contact with the alveolar ridge or the area just ...
by Harriet Ottenheimer
Affricates: An affricate is a combination of a stop plus a fricative. Usually the stop comes ...
Word, Sound and Sentence by Koenraad Kuiper, W. Scott Allan
Affricate is a manner of articulation. It involves a complete closure in the oral cavity followed by a slow release, which results in friction. For example, the initial and final sounds in judge, [dʒ], are affricates. Alliteration The repetition of a ...
by William Labov
The affricate is a rapid succession of the two forms – or more precisely, it is heard as the fricative with a sudden onset, instead of a gradual beginning. The use of these two variables will give us a.
Beginning Linguistics (2012)
by Laurie Bauer
Affricate An affricate is a consonant that has two phases: first a stop phase, and then a fricative phrase, where the stop and the fricative are HOMORGANIC. Agreement Two words agree when they share morphological marking for some ...
by Susan Cameron
Affricates An affricate is a combination of a stop plosive 14 GETTING STARTED.
by Claus Peter Zoller
h k unvoiced velar stop unvoiced aspirated velar stop x unvoiced velar fricative q unvoiced uvular stop g voiced velar stop gh voiced aspirated velar stop q voiced velar fricative ̇c unvoiced dental affricate ̇ch ...
by Raymond D. Kent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
show an early /l/, as in French, and an affricate, /t/, which is one of the most frequent early sounds acquired. The first fricative tends to be the velar /x/, despite the fact that the language has both /s/ ...
Lushootseed Dictionary (1994)
by Dawn Bates, Thom Hess, Hilbert, Vi
Air gets trapped between the throat and the tip of the tongue, and then released with a popping sound, [voiceless ejective alveolar affricate] 6 This symbol, called "c-wedge", represents a Lushootseed sound like the English sound usually ...
by Sanjukta Ghosh
E= front midlow vowel O= back midlow vowel M=velar nasal S= palatal sibilant y= palatal semivowel c= palatal voiceless unaspirated affricate ch=palatal voiceless aspirated affricate j= palatal voiced unaspirated affricate jh= palatal voiced ...
by R.L. Trask
affricate /'æfrıkət/ n. (rarely also affricative /ə'frıkətıv/, affricated stop) A consonant whose articulation involves a complete oral closure followed by a comparatively slow release with perceptible friction noise. English ...
by Raymond Hickey
affricate. A phonetic segment which consistsofastop followed immediately by africative. Affricates actas units phonologicallyand are synchronically indivisible, for example /tʃ/ in church /tʃɜːtʃ/ or/dʒ/ in judge /dʒʌdʒ/.
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2004)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
An affricate is a sound in whose articulation the closure made by two speech organs for a plosive is slowly and partially released, with the result that what is known in phonetics as a homorganic fricative immediately follows. In this sense, an ...
by Michael Pearce
Affricate 9 English-based creole which arose as people speaking many different African languages came into contact under conditions of slavery on the west coast of Africa, the Caribbean, and the plantations of the southern USA.
by Hadumod Bussmann
References => word formation affixoid => affix affricate [Lat. affricare 'to rub'] Oral consonant (=> consonant, oral) in which the initial stop closure is followed by a small release, so that frication occurs. If the frication occurs at the same place of ...
An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon
The dental/alveolar, alveolar affricate, palatal and retroflex —— collectively the coronal — proto-phonemes are most easily discussed together. There is good evidence for the reconstruction of a contrast between dental/alveolar and retroflex ...
by Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Robert Brock Le Page
vl b P — — d — t *<*_• Vd — — — — <*3 tf Affricate . vl — — — — Fricative . vl — V 5 z s f f e Rolled/flapped — — — r — Nasal m — — n — Lateral — — — 1 — Continuant or semivowel w — ~~ ~~ "~ Plosive . vl b d gy dvv tw 9 gw kw ...
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4R1I1C3A1T1E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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