gemination


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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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In this structure, the illative form differs from the two others in the gemination of the second consonant: tano?
Of the strong nouns, the only sign of an earlier stem-forming element is the effects of i-mutation and gemination in historical ja-stems and jo-nouns, and the effects of the of [-i] of i-nouns, and the presence of stem final -u/-w in wa-stems and wo-stems.
Although not enough is yet known about the evolution of partial reduplication, it is commonly believed that partial reduplication evolves from total reduplication, and that the end stage in the developmental pathway is gemination (or, presumably, vowel lengthening).
Alongside with the North Estonian, South Estonian and Livonian languages, Soikkola Ingrian is one of the most complicated and peculiar dialects for its gemination and strengthening phenomena and their co-occurrence within the paradigm.
Gemination nearly always occurs before a vowel, although there are a few examples of -nn-ha (mayaahib-Inne-ha "he has accompanied her," as well as mithaddin-inn-ha "he carried her in the arms"; subjects are provided from context in the following examples):
lufe 'love', polenn 'allow') would suggest phonological gemination of a consonant in words in which gemination is nonetymological, and therefore, reduplication of consonants would generate a large number of homographs, e.
Gemination in cultured gametophytes of Osmunda regalis.
The phonological facts pertinent to RS include the following (6): (1) the Italian syllable consists of a nucleus, optional onset, and optional coda; (2) an onset cluster may be two or three consonants; (3) a two-consonant cluster consists of an obstruent followed by a liquid or a sibilant followed by a stop (sdegno); (4) a sibilant preceding an obstruent and a liquid forms a triple cluster (stretto); (5) gemination occurs only intervocalically (dramma) or following a vowel and preceding a liquid (dottrina); (6) a coda can have a maximal cluster of two consonants with first being a liquid or a nasal; and (7) a CV structure is favored.
It seems less likely that the secondary tooth is the result of gemination because it has distinct roots and a relatively distinct crown, indicating that it has its own pulp cavity.
As noted by Kiparsky and Pajusalu (in preparation), the feature of Seto Estonian that allows final lengthening to be realised as the gemination of /h/ in cases in which the final vowel of the foot is followed by an intervocalic /h/, e.
En latin-meme, l'adjectil cassus << vide, creux, denud de >> pourrait fort bien s'expliquer par une gemination expressive [?
Apart from this, Luick discusses processes such as the early consonant gemination, early changes in consonant clusters, continuations of the earlier palatalisation processes, metatheses and distant assimilation as well as several other minor developments.
E1 Zarka supports the idea that consonant gemination (e.