affricate [af′ri kit]
[L affricatus, pp. of affricare, to rub against < ad-, to + fricare, to rub: see FRIABLE]
Phonet. a complex sound articulated by the slow release of a stop consonant followed immediately by a fricative at the same place of articulation in the mouth: the English affricates are the voiceless (ch) as in batch (IPA [tʃ]) and the voiced (j) as in badge (IPA [dʒ])
affricative [ə frik′ə tiv]
adj., n.

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  • Affricate — Af fri*cate, n. [L. affricatus, p. p. of affricare to rub against; af = ad + fricare to rub.] (Phon.) A combination of a stop, or explosive, with an immediately following fricative or spirant of corresponding organic position, as pf in german… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affricate — UK [ˈæfrɪkət] / US noun [countable] Word forms affricate : singular affricate plural affricates linguistics a sound used in speech that is like the ch sound in church or the j sound in judge …   English dictionary

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  • affricate — af|fri|cate [ˈæfrıkıt] n technical [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of affricare to rub against , from ad to + fricare to rub ] a ↑plosive sound such as /t/ or /d/ that is immediately followed by a ↑fricative sound made in the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • affricate — noun (C) technical a consonant sound consisting of a plosive such as, or, that is immediately followed by a fricative pronounced in the same part of the mouth, such as s or z . The word minds , for example, contains the affricate dz / …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Affricate consonant — Affricate consonants begin as stops (most often an alveolar, such as IPA| [t] or IPA| [d] ) but release as a fricative (such as IPA| [s] or IPA| [z] or occasionally into a fricative trill) rather than directly into the following vowel. Samples… …   Wikipedia

  • affricate consonant — noun a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as ch in chair and j in joy ) • Syn: ↑affricate, ↑affricative • Hypernyms: ↑obstruent …   Useful english dictionary

  • affricate — noun Etymology: probably from German Affrikata, from Latin affricata, feminine of affricatus, past participle of affricare to rub against, from ad + fricare to rub more at friction Date: 1891 a stop and its immediately following release into a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affricate — См. affricata …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

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