EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin geminātus, perfect passive participle of geminō (to double).

PronunciationEdit

Adjective
Verb

AdjectiveEdit

geminate (not comparable)

  1. Forming a pair.
  2. (phonology) Of a consonant, pronounced longer and considered as being doubled
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VerbEdit

geminate (third-person singular simple present geminates, present participle geminating, simple past and past participle geminated)

  1. To arrange in pairs.
  2. To occur in pairs.

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NounEdit

geminate (plural geminates)

  1. (phonology) A doubled or repeated letter or speech sound.

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

geminate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of geminare
  2. second-person plural imperative of geminare
  3. feminine plural of geminato

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

gemināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of geminātus