noun or adjective see affricate

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  • affricative — (n.) 1879, perhaps via German, from L. affricat , pp. stem of affricare rub against, from ad (see AD (Cf. ad )) + fricare to rub …   Etymology dictionary

  • affricative — /euh frik euh tiv, af reuh kay /, Phonet. n. 1. affricate (def. 1). adj. 2. of or pertaining to an affricate. 3. articulated as an affricate. [AFFRICATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • affricative — 1. noun An affricate. 2. adjective Of, or relating to an affricate …   Wiktionary

  • affricative — af·fric·a·tive (ə frikґə tiv) affricate …   Medical dictionary

  • affricative — adj. of or pertaining to an affricate; expressed as an affricate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affricative — af·fric·a·tive …   English syllables

  • affricative — /əˈfrɪkətɪv/ (say uh frikuhtiv) noun → affricate (def. 1). {Latin affricātus, past participle, rubbed on or against} …   Australian English dictionary

  • affricative — noun a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as ch in chair and j in joy ) • Syn: ↑affricate, ↑affricate consonant • Hypernyms: ↑obstruent * * * I. aˈfrikəd.iv, ə ; ˈafrə̇ˌkād. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Click consonant — Manners of articulation Obstruent Plosive (occlusive) Affricate Fricative Sibilant Sonorant Nasal Flap/Tap Approximant …   Wikipedia

  • Cantonais Standard — Le cantonais standard est une variété, généralement considérée comme une variété de prestige du cantonais. Elle est parlée par les natifs des villes du Guangzhou, Hong Kong, et Macao dans le Sud de la République populaire de Chine, et dans les… …   Wikipédia en Français

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