affricative


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af·fric·a·tive

 (ə-frĭk′ə-tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or forming an affricate.
n.

affricative

(əˈfrɪkətɪv; ˈæfrəˌkeɪ-)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) another word for affricate
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) of, relating to, or denoting an affricate
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Noun1.affricative - a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')
obstruent - a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth
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The discussion in the article is about assimilation and an affricative daleth and in the footnote Morgenstern is suddenly talking about the elision of a fricative daleth.
It contains a listing of the names of each IPA symbol, the pronunciation using English words (or foreign words for sounds that do not appear in English), and definitions of sounds based upon their manner of production (fricative, plosive, affricative, glide, nasal, lateral, and tap).
In the fourth example, {ki-} has been replaced by the affricative /tf/.