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reduplication

 [re-doo″plĭ-ka´shun]
1. a doubling back.
2. the recurrence of paroxysms of a double type.
3. a developmental anomaly resulting in doubling of an organ or part, with a connection between them at some point and the excess part usually a mirror image of the other.

re·du·pli·ca·tion

(rē'dū-pli-kā'shŭn),
1. A redoubling.
2. A duplication or doubling, as of the sounds of the heart in certain morbid states or the presence of two instead of a normally single part.
3. A fold or duplicature.
[L. reduplicatio, fr. re-, again, + duplico, to double, fr. duplex, two-fold]

re·du·pli·ca·tion

(rē-dū'pli-kā'shŭn)
1. A redoubling.
2. A duplication or doubling, as of the sounds of the heart in certain morbid states or the presence of two instead of a normally single part.
3. A fold or duplicature.
[L. reduplicatio, fr. re-, again, + duplico, to double, fr. duplex, two-fold]

re·du·pli·ca·tion

(rē-dū'pli-kā'shŭn)
1. A duplication or doubling, as of the sounds of the heart in certain morbid states.
2. A fold or duplicature.
[L. reduplicatio, fr. re-, again, + duplico, to double, fr. duplex, two-fold]
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In the same line Onukawa (2000:57) adds that "majority of the verbal derivatives are nouns and the main morphological processes involved in their derivation are prefixation, interfixation and reduplication".
In the case of partial reduplication, "reduplicants tend to have unmarked phonological structures, as compared to the phonotactic (14) options generally allowed in the language" (Kager, 196).
Another language feature that can be used to strengthen the meaning or clarify a term is reduplications. Reduplications reinforce and strengthen a term as well as adding an important expressive strength and effectiveness to the sentence in terms of syntax (Aksan, 1999: 175).
105), in turn, prefers to include them in the list of the constructions already explored in pattern 4, that is, he calls them a case of "[...] concessive reduplication".
--Reduplicated Terms: Reduplications are non productive and tagged as noun phrases.
Brown and Cortes (2013) provide the following example of the reduplication of muy:
sige 'victory', saete 'seat', and fere 'power', 'sufficiency', where there is no reduplication of a consonant grapheme after an open syllable.
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One of her many insightful observations concerns the reduplication of scenes, the parallelism in music and visual structures, which she calls a "filmic poetic" (101).
Plural nouns are achieved by reduplication ("casa-casa" means "houses"), as well as plural adjectives and emphatic verbs ("cedo-cedo" means "very early").