affrication

[ af-ri-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌæf rɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun Phonetics.

the act or process of changing a stop sound to an affricate.

Origin of affrication

First recorded in 1930–40; affricate + -ion
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