Reduplication
Reduplication Re*du`pli*ca"tion (-k?sh?n), n. [Cf. F. r['e]duplication, L. reduplicatio repetition.] 1. The act of doubling, or the state of being doubled. [1913 Webster]

2. (Pros.) A figure in which the first word of a verse is the same as the last word of the preceding verse. [1913 Webster]

3. (Philol.) The doubling of a stem or syllable (more or less modified), with the effect of changing the time expressed, intensifying the meaning, or making the word more imitative; also, the syllable thus added; as, L. tetuli; poposci. [1913 Webster]


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  • Reduplication — in linguistics is a morphological process in which the root or stem of a word (or part of it) is repeated exactly or with a slight change. Reduplication is used in inflections to convey a grammatical function, such as plurality, intensification,… …   Wikipedia

  • réduplication — [ redyplikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1363; bas lat. reduplicatio, de reduplicare « redoubler » ♦ Didact. Redoublement, répétition. ♢ (v. 1501) Ling. Redoublement d un mot entier dans certains tours (ex. faire ami ami, guili guili). ● réduplication nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • reduplication — reduplication. = replication (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • reduplication — reduplication. См. ауторепродукция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Reduplication — (v. lat.), 1) Verdopplung; 2) Verdoppelung des Stammes des Verbums im Präteritum, eine Art, wie starke Verba ihr Präteritum bilden. Man findet die R. in den ältern Gliedern der Indogermanischen Sprachfamilie; außer im Sanskrit lilisha von lish,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Reduplication — Reduplication, lat. dtsch., Verdopplung; in der Grammatik Verdopplung des Stammes des Zeitwortes im Präteritum z.B. mordeo, momordi: im Griech. wiederholt sich aber nur der anlautende Consonant des Stamms mit folgendem e …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • reduplication — [ri do͞o΄plə kā′shən, ridyo͞o΄plə kā′shən] n. [LL reduplicatio] 1. a reduplicating or being reduplicated 2. something produced by reduplicating, as a word containing a reduplicated element 3. the element added in a reduplicated word form… …   English World dictionary

  • réduplication — (ré du pli ka sion) s. f. 1°   Terme de grammaire. Répétition d une syllabe ou d une lettre. 2°   Figure de style qui consiste à redoubler ou à répéter consécutivement, dans le même membre de phrase, certains mots d un intérêt marqué. •   La… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • reduplication — noun Date: 1555 1. an act or instance of doubling or reiterating 2. a. an often grammatically functional repetition of a radical element or a part of it occurring usually at the beginning of a word and often accompanied by change of the radical… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • réduplication — (редупликация | réduplication) см. повтор …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

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