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EtymologyEdit

apic- +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæpɪkəl/, /ˈeɪpɪkəl/

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apical (not comparable)

  1. Of or connected with the apex.
  2. (botany, of a meristem) Situated at the growing tip of the plant or its roots, in comparison with intercalary growth situated between zones of permanent tissue.
  3. (phonetics, phonology, of a sound) Produced with the tip of the tongue.

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NounEdit

apical (plural apicals)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin apicālis.

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apical (plural apicales)

  1. apical
  2. (botany) apical
  3. (linguistics) apical

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

apical (feminine apicale, masculine plural apicaux, feminine plural apicales)

  1. apical (all senses)

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apical (not comparable)

  1. apical

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -al, (Brazil) -aw
  • Hyphenation: a‧pi‧cal

AdjectiveEdit

apical m or f (plural apicais)

  1. apical (relating to an apex)
  2. (phonetics, of a phoneme) apical (produced with the tip of the tongue)

NounEdit

apical f (plural apicais)

  1. (phonetics) apical (a sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French apical.

AdjectiveEdit

apical m or n (feminine singular apicală, masculine plural apicali, feminine and neuter plural apicale)

  1. apical

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apiˈkal/, [a.piˈkal]
  • Rhymes: -al

AdjectiveEdit

apical (plural apicales)

  1. apical
  2. (botany) apical
  3. (linguistics) apical

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