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geminate

 [jem´ĭ-nāt]
paired; occurring in twos.

gem·i·nate

(jem'i-nāt),
Occurring in pairs.
Synonym(s): geminous
[L. gemino, pp. -atus, to double, fr. geminus, twin]

geminate

/gem·i·nate/ (jem´ĭ-nāt) paired; occurring in twos.

gem·i·nate

(jem'i-năt)
Occurring in pairs.
[L. gemino, pp. -atus, to double, fr. geminus, twin]

gem·i·nate

(jem'i-năt)
Occurring in pairs.
[L. gemino, pp. -atus, to double, fr. geminus, twin]

geminate

paired; occurring in twos.
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Nunez Cedeno, Rafael (1994), "The alterability of Spanish geminates and its effects on the uniform applicability condition", en Probus, num.
A new Eastern Pacific labrid (Pisces), Decodon melasma, a geminate species of the western Atlantic D.
This calibration assumes that (1) rates of mtDNA sequence divergence are similar between asterinids and oreasterids, (2) sequence divergence is similar among asterinids, and (3) the geminate Oreaster species actually diverged at the time of the rise of the Isthmus.
Because of the syllable division, a geminate sequence cannot be regarded as simply a 'long' consonant, and transcriptional differences usually indicate this, e.
In Echinometra, the two western Atlantic species have egg volumes that are roughly double that of their eastern Pacific geminate (1.
Long vowels were treated as VV short vowel as V geminate consonants as CC while singleton consonants were marked as C.
The -n is geminate except before the -n initial suffixes -ni 'me' and -na 'us'.
The major aim of this study is to show that the use of reduplicated consonant graphemes as indicators of vowel shortness is not confined exclusively to The Ormulum because this practice derives directly from Old English scribal tradition, where <CC> sequences were used not only to represent geminate (or long) consonants, but sporadically also for marking short vowels.
In the De vulgari eloquentia Dante explains that tragic literature, the polar conceptual opposite of comedy, should avoid certain sounds, particularly geminate consonants ("sine aspiratione, [.
According to Mass and Grieve [37] the ability of seed to geminate and emerge in saline soil not only depends upon the concentration of salts, but also upon various other biological factors i.
Alvestad and Edzard explain that Modern Hebrew adopted the morphology of Tiberian (Biblical) Hebrew but not its phonology, so there is no distinction between short and long vowels or simple and geminate consonants.
Careful analysis of the data shows that consonant deletion will occur when there is a geminate consonant.