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Reduplication: Its Types and Functions in Sinhala
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
Reduplication can be largely viewed as a subtype of repetition, a pervasive phenomenon of every language affecting all types of linguistic units such as sounds, words, and phrases. It can be also viewed as the systematic repetition of phonological material within a word for semantic or grammatical purposes. The aim of the present paper is to examine reduplication phenomenon in Sinhala 1 in the broader spectrum of reduplication patterns and functions evidenced in many languages of the world.doi:10.4038/ijms.v6i1.87 fatcat:qgxlbhibgra63kx5fdxmodeuxm