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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋdʒєmәˏnet 〕


〔 ˊdʒemineit 〕

Overview of noun geminate

The noun geminate has 1 sense

  • geminate -- (a doubled or long consonant; "the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate")

Overview of verb geminate

The verb geminate has 4 senses

  • reduplicate, geminate -- (form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word")

  • pair, geminate -- (occur in pairs)

  • pair, geminate -- (arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers")

  • geminate -- (arrange or combine in pairs; "The consonants are geminated in these words")