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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]

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]
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As such, the following sun letter becomes a geminate, as shown in (22).
Long vowels were treated as VV short vowel as V geminate consonants as CC while singleton consonants were marked as C.
It is added only after a singular participle (M or F); -n is geminate before a vowel, single before a consonant: (4)
Syllable structure versus segmental phonotatics: geminates and clusters in italian revisited.
Careful analysis of the data shows that consonant deletion will occur when there is a geminate consonant.
Schein, Barry y Donca Steriade (1986), "On geminates", en Linguistic Inquiry, num.
Below we offer several examples where the stop is attached to stems endings in a single or geminate nasal or in a single lateral.
On the other hand, some other scholars differentiate between long consonants and geminate consonants and believe that main characteristic of geminates is that their articulation extends over two syllables.
(5) Nevertheless, while geminates may in some cases derive historically from reduplication, (6) there are many instances where the origin of gemination is to be sought elsewhere.
The stings of other ants, including the widespread tropical fire ant, Solenopsis geminates (Fabricius), do not produce pustules.