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Synonyms for gemination

the doubling of a word or phrase (as for rhetorical effect)

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the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something


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The duration of a closed syllable rhyme was calculated by measuring the duration of the vowel and the part of the geminate consonant or consonant cluster preceding the syllable boundary.
The analysed text obviously also contains items in which <CC> digraphs originally represented final geminate consonants.
Careful analysis of the data shows that consonant deletion will occur when there is a geminate consonant.
lap' a'] (1) 'flat') should be regarded as acceptable, whereas a word with a geminate consonant (e.
Later this change progressed further so that sometimes a lengthened consonant approached the length of an original geminate consonant.