Geminated


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Geminated

Coupled, as with columns and capitals.

coupled columns

Two closely spaced columns that form a pair. (See illustration p. 270.)
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Double teeth: A retrospective study of geminated and fused teeth in children.
Endodontic and periodontal treatments of a geminated mandibular first premolar.
When such junctures involve voiced/unvoiced pairs, as in "of folly" and "sorrows sit" (3), the voiced initial one is typically assimilated into the final devoiced one, again creating a geminated absence of voicing ([a[?
Despite the fact that in final position consonants are usually single (etymologically short), BjOrkman (1913) postulates that they could easily be geminated (i.
A tooth was diagnosed as geminated if its crown was enlarged with a normal root and the tooth number was normal.
Other scholars attempted to explain the -h- as the outcome of a geminated -ss- (which in turn is the expected MI outcome of the OI sequence -sy-) by assuming a series of two sound changes: 1) a degemination -ss- > -s-, and 2) a debuccalization -s- > -h-.
Laanest (1986 : 60) writes about the conditions for the occurrence of special gemination: "If the syllable preceding the said sounds is long (ends with a long vowel or a voiced consonant), but all the other conditions for general gemination are present, the said consonants are not always geminated, but have often turned into half-long consonants.
Consonants as well as vowels may be geminated as identifiers of the meaning intended.
A tooth was recognized as geminated if its crown was enlarged with a normal root and the tooth count was normal.
In context, this suffix is frequently lost, leaving the shift in stress and the reduction of the geminated middle root consonant as the only distinction between the third person (q[delta]mbdrrek) and the first person (q[delta]mbarek).
In fact, the interpretation of forms with geminated consonant in Anglian is not very straightforward and transparent.
With the difficulty of deciding whether a tooth is fused or geminated it has been proposed that these anomalies be referred to in a neutral term, such as "double teeth".