What is another word for affricate?

553 synonyms found


[ ɐfɹɪkˈe͡ɪt], [ ɐfɹɪkˈe‍ɪt], [ ɐ_f_ɹ_ɪ_k_ˈeɪ_t]

Affricate is a term used in phonetics to describe a sound that's produced by briefly stopping the airflow and then releasing it gradually. Other words that can be used as synonyms for affricate include fricative, which refers to a consonant that's produced by bringing two articulators close together to create friction; plosive, which is used to describe a consonant sound that's produced by a sudden release of air after a complete blockage of the vocal tract; and stop consonant, which is a consonant sound that's produced by completely blocking the airway, then releasing the sound suddenly. These terms can be used interchangeably depending on the context in which they're used.

Synonyms for Affricate:

What are the hypernyms for Affricate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Affricate?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for affricate (as nouns)

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