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TranslingualEdit

SuprasegmentalEdit

[repetition]

  1. Repetition of letters.
    1. Used for emphasis of many words.
      Deliciousssss!
      But I reeeeally want it!
    2. Sometimes, an interjection is normally written with a repetition of vowels, or the interjection may be even longer for emphasis.
      Eeew!
      Wooow!
    3. Used when calling someone.
      Daaaaaniel! Come here!
    4. (sarcasm) Indicates a sarcastic tone.
      Suuure, you keep telling yourself that!
    5. Used to denote stuttered speech.
  2. Repetition of syllables.
    1. Used to denote a repetitive sound such as laughter.
      hahaha! hahahahaha!
      He knocked on the door: rat-a-tat-a-tat.
    2. Used to denote stuttered speech.
  3. Repetition of punctuation marks.
    1. Used for emphasis of an exclamation mark and/or question mark.
      How old did you say you were????
  4. Repetition of other symbols.
    1. A different number of asterisks (*) indicate different footnotes.
      Get a free* prize** of your choice***.
      * After spending $100 in products.
      ** Only given to the first 300 buyers.
      *** Subject to stock availability.
    2. Indicates the plural of the section symbol: § = one section; §§ = multiple sections.
    3. Indicates the plural of the pilcrow in legal citations: = paragraph; ¶¶ = paragraphs.

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Suprasegmentals Repetition

EnglishEdit

SuprasegmentalEdit

[repetition]

  1. Repetition of letters.
    1. Keeps the sound of the last vowel in words with a suffix added.
      stop → stopping
      cancel → cancellation
  2. Repetition of words.
    1. Used to distinguish the real or truer version of something.
      This is not money money. It's just Monopoly money.
      I have three pencils: light green, dark green and green green.
      • 2017, Coco (Pixar film)
        [Miguel, still as an alive boy, crosses over to the realm of the dead and meets his deceases relatives.]
        Papá Julio: You're here! Here here! And you can see us!

HindiEdit

SuprasegmentalEdit

[repetition]

  1. Repetition of words.
    1. Indicates something of little importance.
      पैसा-वैसा हमें कोई ज़रूरत नहीं।
      paisā-vaisā hamẽ koī zarūrat nahīn.
      We don't need no money.
      अभी कुछ काम-शाम कर रहा हूँ।
      abhī kuch kām-śām kar rahā hū̃.
      I'm doing some work right now.
    2. Like, similar to.
      वह आदमी काफ़ी मोटा-शोटा था।
      vah ādmī kāfī moṭā-śoṭā thā.
      He was kinda fat.

JapaneseEdit

SuprasegmentalEdit

[repetition]

  1. Repetition of kanji or use of .
    1. Forms a variety of words.
    2. Forms some words that are plurals of the single-kanji words.
      (kami, god)神々 (kamigami, gods)
      (hito, person)人々 (hitobito, people)

Malaccan Creole PortugueseEdit

Grammatical processEdit

[repetition]

  1. Repetition of words.
    1. Forms the plurals of nouns.
      rampeh (spice)rampeh-rampeh (spices)

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Concerning the sense "used to emphasise adverbs and adjectives", the first word of the pair is pronounced with a higher intonation.

Grammatical processEdit

[repetition]

  1. (colloquial) used to emphasise adjectives and simple adverbs; pretty; quite
    Esse avião voa rápido rápido.
    This aeroplane flies pretty fast.

SynonymsEdit

Orthographic processEdit

[repetition]

  1. Repetition of letters.
    1. "rr" = /ʁ/, as opposed to "r" = /ɾ/ (except in the beginning of a word: "r" = /ʁ/).
      carro, ferro, correr
      car, iron, run
    2. "ss" = /s/, as opposed to "s" = /z/ (except in the beginning of a word: "s" = /s/).
      osso, assar, passeio
      bone, bake, walk (noun)