Definitions

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  • n. becoming an affricate sound
  • n. a particular instance of such change

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I would like to see an example where /o/ too induces affrication, if you have one?

    Linear A treatment of consonant clusters

  • "Independantly, tso being the regular realization of /to/ doesn't fly as a free assumption either — a non-close back vowel is about the least likely to trigger affrication."

    Linear A treatment of consonant clusters

  • I'm merely exploring a more general phenomenon here, one in which stops neighbouring closed vowels or semivowels are universally more prone to affrication.

    Concern trolls and the Etruscan bilabial 'f'

  • This leaves the affrication of Japanese alveo-dental stops before /u/ to be explained by some other phenomenon.

    Concern trolls and the Etruscan bilabial 'f'

  • The Japanese facts could just as well be explained as a similar case of affrication before high vowels with a secondary process of palatalisation before /i/.

    Concern trolls and the Etruscan bilabial 'f'

  • If it were vowel height/closedness that caused the affrication, then the affricates would be the same.

    Concern trolls and the Etruscan bilabial 'f'

  • Independantly, tso being the regular realization of /to/ doesn't fly as a free assumption either — a non-close back vowel is about the least likely to trigger affrication.

    Linear A treatment of consonant clusters

  • Anita is disturbed but Michael comminates that he will reserve her case tomorrow for the ordinary Guglielmus even if she should practise a pious fraud during affrication which, from experience, she knows (according to Wadding), to be leading to nullity.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Every single francophone initially pronounces it like soldier but without the affrication on the d the change the i makes, and everyone corrects them to the l-less variant.

    languagehat.com: SOLDER.

  • "Anita is disturbed, but Michael comminates that he will reserve her case tomorrow for the ordinary Guglielmus even if she should practice a pious fraud during affrication, which, from experience, she knows (according to Wadding) to be leading to nullity."

    A Case Of Conscience

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