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What is reduplication?



Reduplication is a morphological process in which a rootor stem or part of it is repeated.

Example (Ilocano, Philippines)



pingan 'dish'

pingpingan 'dishes'

talon 'field'

taltalon 'fields'

  Reduplication is a kind of

Hartmann and Stork 1972 193


Pei and Gaynor 1954 183


Anderson, Stephen 1985 169


Comrie and Thompson 1985 396


Mish 1991 988

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