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duplicated element. An example is the phrase "riffraff".
The two parts of the word are almost the same (i.e. "riff"
and "raff"), but they have a small change (the vowels).
When you have a rhyming reduplication, the duplicated
element rhymes with the original element in the phrase. A
good example is "lovey-dovey".
I started thinking about rhyming reduplications recently...
with an mp3 recording. After the poem you'll find an
MP3 of Le Thé
Miss Ellen, versez-moi le Thé
Dans la belle tasse chinoise,
Où des poissons d'or cherchent noise
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