adj. Duplicated, combined in pairs, twin, binate.
, leaves springing in pairs from the same node, one leaf beside
We desire of your Maiestie to..continue the geminate disposition of your
beneuolences, both generally to all our subiects, and also priuately to
this our beloued seruant.
Observe the frequently geminate leaves and extra-axillary inflorescence
of the Order.
R. H. ROBINS
Consonants can be long, or geminate, when the closure or obstruction is
held momentarily before release.
(ed. 2) vii. 141
Spacious windows alternated with narrower ones, single or geminate, and
some of these were of frosted glass.
B. n. A doubled consonant.
Sievers' O.E. Gram.
B..occurs..in medial and final positions as a geminate.
The question of ‘subsidiary’ syllables, perceptibility as against
sonority, whispered speech, dipthongs and geminates.
Intervocalic p t k indicate a so-called short geminate; pp tt
kk stand for overlong geminates.
adv., in pairs, doubly.