Re: Need to know a linguistic term
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 31, 2002, 7:41|
En réponse à Ian Maxwell <Ian_Maxwell@...>:
> Hi, I was just wondering if there is a proper linguistic term that
> means "two of the same letter in a row".
"double letter" :))) When it comes to orthographical things, it seems
linguistics takes its words from the everyday use :)) . After all, they are
correct and descriptive enough :) . It's in other things like phonetics and
grammar that they have to make up precise terms.
> - Ian Maxwell
> P.S. I only signed up for this mailing list a few days ago; hi,
> The sheer volume of email I get from it is somewhat overwhelming, but
> get used to it.
I think so. It never was much a problem for me, but I'm fortunate enough to
have time to read my mail every day :) .
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