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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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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.
Canonical babbling-both reduplicative and variegated-, protoconversations, proto-declarative and proto-imperative vocalizations, early 'melodic' vocalizations and early words, but also vocalizations that are taken to reflect underlying cognitive processing/learning mechanisms, such as the early imitative and private vocalizations, are all regarded as important indexes of linguistic development.
After distinguishing the reduplicative and the specificative, he says that the specificative is dissimilar, limitated and causal.
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.
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