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  • noun Plural form of reduplication.

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Examples

  • These two word-formation rules serve us well in identifying as reduplications such formations as flim-flam, hootchie-kootchie, super-duper, and razzle-dazzle, in which neither or only one element possesses semantic value and, hence, in which there can be no grammatical interplay between the parts.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4

  • Jim is a victim of CRS, or Chronic Reduplicators Syndrome, a disability whose victims pepper their speech with reduplications, the repetition of a word root to form expressive combinations such as "roly-poly".

    For Chronic Reduplicators, Things Aren't Hunky-Dory

  • I had presumed that both forms of reduplication originally involved a schwa and that perhaps the only original difference between the two reduplications was a matter of syllable boundary.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • I had presumed that both forms of reduplication originally involved a schwa and that perhaps the only original difference between the two reduplications was a matter of syllable boundary.

    How old is the reduplicated perfect in Indo-European?

  • I would have to see the analysis of the reduplications under which it wouldn't be relevant before I could comment further. posted by Brandon | 4:09 PM

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • I would have to see the analysis of the reduplications under which it wouldn't be relevant before I could comment further. posted by Brandon | 4:09 PM

    More on Reduplication

  • Where there are such reduplications of the name of God or any of his titles, the Holy Ghost would have us take notice that it is a matter of great importance whereof he speaks.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • However various the required reduplications may be in their form, they are the same in kind with the sample which is here exhibited.

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • From the medial and lateral borders of the articular surface of the patella, reduplications of the synovial membrane project into the interior of the joint.

    III. Syndesmology. 7b. The Knee-joint

  • In the female are seen the skin reduplications forming the labia majora and minora laterally, the frenulum of the labia behind, and the prepuce of the clitoris in front; still more anteriorly is the mons pubis.

    XII. Surface Anatomy and Surface Markings. 9. Surface Anatomy of the Perineum

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