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Definition of the noun affricative
What does affricative mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: affricatives
- 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 affricative: affricate / affricate consonant
- 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 affricative
- An affricate.
Definition of the adjective affricative
What does affricative mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Of, or relating to an affricate.
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by Anita Price Davis
An affricative is a complex speech sound consisting of a stop consonant followed by a fricative—for example, the initial sounds of “child” and “joy.” A fricative is a consonant, such as “f” or “s” in English, produced by the forcing of breath through ...
by Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner
• affricative: another term for AFFRICATE, now rare, agent The doer of the action denoted by a verb. The term is particularly applied to the ...
by R.L. Trask
(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 examples include the [tʃ] of church and the [dʒ ] ...
From Elvish to Klingon, The Anwa, Reella, Ealray, Yeht (Real) Origins of Invented Lexicons by Stephen D. Rogers
Affricative—when the airflow ...
by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions
affricate: 11 affricative; 18 affricate consonant affliction: ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Affricative. AFICIDA® See Primicarb. AFILENE® See Butocarboxim. AFLAGELLAR Adj. (Greek, a = without + Latin, flagellum = whip.) 1. An Antenna lacking a Flagellum. 2. A Spermatozoon.lacking a tail. Cf. Flagellum. AFOS® See ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
predicament ican \ë-kan\ see eacon icar \ik-ar\ see icker1 icative \ik-at-iv\ fricative, siccative affricative, explicative, indicative, vindicative multiplicative iccative \ik-at-iv\ see icative iccio \ë-chö\ capriccio, pasticcio ice1 \ïs\ Bryce, dice, fice, fyce, ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
more speakers: stereophonic sound return: echo sound stage: set sound stopped and sharply released: affricative sound system: hi-fi, stereo sound that can be drawn out, consonant: continuant sound transmitter for underwater: sonar sound ...
affricative (a-frik'a-tiv), n.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
affricative (a-frik'a-tiv), n.
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4R1I1C3A1T1I1V4E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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