Definición de reduplicate en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /rɪˈdjuːplɪkeɪt/


[with object]
1Repeat or copy so as to form another of the same kind: the upper parts of the harmony may be reduplicated at the octave above
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Words like that are called reduplicates and some of my favorites (found here, scroll down to the bottom) include dilly-dally, fuddy-duddy, higgledy-piggledy, hurly-burly, and namby-pamby.
  • This way, you can reduplicate the blend if you ever need to.
  • The above General Terms and Conditions were not reduplicated in the revised 4 vessel policy; but the case has been argued on the basis that they are properly incorporated.
1.1Repeat (a syllable or other linguistic element) exactly or with a slight change (e.g. hurly-burly, see-saw).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • An earlier paper had suggested that the phenomenon of transforming items by moving or reduplicating words might be connected with reactions to incongruity.
  • Rumah ‘house’, buku ‘book’, and ikan ‘fish’ are among those that can be reduplicated; air ‘water’, nasi ‘rice’, and gula ‘sugar’ cannot be reduplicated.
  • In two cases English words derive from Latin words in which the infinitive ends in atare and in which the at - is therefore reduplicated in the supine; they are dilatare, to spread out, and natare, to swim.



Pronunciación: /rɪˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Whether full or partial, reduplication can serve to intensify an adjective, place a verb into the future or the past, pluralize a noun or scatter its distribution, render an action continuous, or simply imply repetition.
  • Now, there are some interesting restrictions on English reduplication, but the plain fact of it is incontestable (at least in every North American dialect I've ever come across).
  • Elsewhere, Kothari instructs the spectator to ‘look for the symmetrical reduplication and repetitive parallelism of dance patterns’.


Pronunciación: /rɪˈdjuːplɪkətɪv/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He makes the point that reduplicative is really tautologous - ‘duplicative’ would have been sufficient, if it were a noun.
  • This reduplicative lexicon vanishes entirely in lines 7-10, only to reappear (further emphasized by grammatical parallelism) in lines 11-13 - ‘Sweet roses sweet deaths sweetest odours beauteous.’
  • A number are reduplicative, as in Tilba Tilba, Wagga Wagga, and Woy Woy.


Late 16th century: from late Latin reduplicat- 'doubled again', from the verb reduplicare, from re- 'again' + duplicare (see duplicate).

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Saltos de línea: re|dupli¦cate

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