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I Save My Plosives And Fricatives For Summer

In Words on September 1, 2011 at 06:00

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Affricate |ˈafrikit|

Noun

  • a phoneme that combines a plosive with an immediately following fricative or spirant sharing thesame place of articulation, e.g., ch as in chair and j as in jar.

Plosive |ˈplōsiv|

Adjective

  • denoting a consonant that is produced by stopping the airflow using the lips, teeth, or palate, followed by a sudden release of air.

Fricative |ˈfrikətiv|

Adjective

  • denoting a type of consonant made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing aturbulent air flow.

Estival (aestival) |ˈestəvəl; eˈstī-|

Adjective

  • belonging to or appearing in summer.

These are the words for today, Thursday, September 1, 2011.

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  1. This inofrmtaion is off the hizool!

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