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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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Thus, the term gemination is misleading in some cases and could thus more safely be replaced by the cover term lengthening.
Kiparsky's (2006) analysis of Livonian, which historically underwent lengthening processes similar to those found in disyllabic Ingrian words (Kettunen 1938), the various gemination processes in Ingrian may be viewed as a strategy to improve the structure of the trochaic (strong-weak) feet characteristically employed by Finnic languages.
Whereas it is traditionally assumed that the feet resulting from gemination are trochees consisting of two heavy syllables, P.