Geminate meaning

jĕmə-nāt
To double.
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To arrange in pairs.
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(linguistics) To make into a geminate.
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To occur in pairs.
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(linguistics) To become a geminate.
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Forming a pair; doubled.
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A long or doubled consonant sound, such as the tt in the Italian word sotto or the nn in the English word thinness.
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Growing or combined in pairs; coupled.
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To arrange in pairs; double.
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To become doubled or paired.
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Forming a pair.
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To arrange in pairs.
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To occur in pairs.
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Origin of geminate

  • Latin gemināre gemināt- from geminus twin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin geminātus, perfect passive participle of geminō (“I double”).

    From Wiktionary