affricate

[ noun af-ri-kit; verb af-ri-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF affricate
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The affricate in words like gaol is of French origin (gele), from a Late Lat.

Here, the j is to be pronounced as a double letter (technically an affricate) as in English.

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