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 (rĭ-do͞o′plĭ-kā′shən, -dyo͞o′-)
1. The act of reduplicating or the state of being reduplicated.
2. The product or result of reduplicating.
3. Linguistics
a. A word formed by or containing a reduplicated element.
b. The added element in a word form that is reduplicated.

re·du′pli·ca′tive adj.
re·du′pli·ca′tive·ly adv.


(rɪˈdu plɪˌkeɪ tɪv, -ˈdyu-)

1. tending to reduplicate.
2. marked by reduplication.
re•du′pli•ca`tive•ly, adv.


[rɪˈdjuːplɪkətɪv] ADJreduplicativo


adj (Ling) → reduplizierend
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In reduplicative form daimodaimo refers to the distant, foreign, foreigner, stranger, or someone from another longhouse (Carr and Carr 2011:20).
The results can be explained by Tornatzky and Klein (1982) who argued that relative advantages and complexity were reduplicative to compatibility.
When introducing such a "sharp" (that is to say, clean-cut and well-defined) distinction in Christology, Dupuis was following in the footsteps of Thomas Aquinas and his use of reduplicative statements (as, qua, insofar as, inasmuch as) in the christological section of his Summa theologiae.
The reduplicative hypocoristica Longlong here was equivalent to Longzi "dragon son, dragon boy.
As with the previous paper, Davis borrows Morris's distinction between "being human" and "being merely human", and responds to the incoherence objection by appealing also to reduplicative strategies.
The -ed, -d past-tense affixation may be regarded as a resultant from use of did (Old English dide, dyde), past tense of do (Old English don), a reduplicative of the present stem employed in Proto-Germanic "as suffix to form the past tense of other verbs," being then reduced to -da in Gothic, to -de in Old English, thence to -d (-ed) in English (Barnhart, op.
A THE English language is full of rhyming or repetitive phrases - such as hoity-toity, argy-bargy, tittle-tattle or pitter-patter - known as reduplicative compounds.
Intensives are not limited to Semitic languages; in many languages, reduplicative morphology effects similar changes to the predicate.
After the exhibition closed, Krasinski placed several of the reduplicative photos and other works from "Hommage a Henryk Stazewski" in the apartment itself, where these objects reentered the space of private rhythms that had just been deserted by the artist's closest friend and collaborator.
Written sometime after 1396, the tract is a specimen of the art of sophistria, or sophistic arguments, and it covers the following main topics: sophistria as a science, signification, syncategorematic terms, supposition, ampliation, restriction, complex signifiables, the significate of a proposition, mediate and immediate terms, propositions with a comparative or superlative term, and exceptive, exclusive and reduplicative propositions.
I have termed that third principle the reformation of form, a reduplicative narrative posture which assumes and revises Du Bois's double consciousness.
In his published grammar and vocabulary of the Motu language he rendered the term vada as a substantive pronounced 'vata', (7) added a reduplicative form, 'vatavata', and offered a translation and definition: 'ghosts; an unknown spirit supposed to have the power of killing whom he will' (Lawes 1896:136).