affricative


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for affricative

a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as 'ch' in 'chair' and 'j' in 'joy')

References in periodicals archive ?
Construction of an Affricative Grant of Jurisdiction Rather than a
The acoustic progression from "patch, matchwood" to "immortal diamond" is not smooth, the affricatives grating on the sonorants, even as the line attempts to elide the difference between its categories.
but that palatalized dentals are written as dental alveolar affricatives.