Meaning of Affricate

English: Affricate
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

Also called affricative. a speech sound comprising occlusion, plosion, and frication, as either of the ch- sounds in church and the j- sound in joy.

Definition: 2

to change the pronunciation of (a stop) to an affricate, especially by releasing (the stop) slowly.

Definition: 3

a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point, such as the sound written ch, as in chair