What is Affricate?
Affricate definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Also called affricative. a speech sound comprising occlusion, plosion, and frication, as either of the ch-sounds in church and the j-sound in joy.
verb (used with object), afA.friA.catA.ed, afA.friA.catA.ing.
to change the pronunciation of (a stop) to an affricate, especially by releasing (the stop) slowly.
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