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In a message dated 3/2/2008 06:59:58 AM Central Standard Time, 
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> The Wikipedia entry on reduplication is quite extensive!  It does not 
> mention, however, it's use in Spanish as an intensive/continuative, 
> perhaps because it is colloquial or regional.  The Mexicans 
> hereabouts use it frequently.  It often has a negative feeling about 
> it.
> 
> Ella llora, llora, llora.
> She kept on crying and wouldn't stop.
> 
> Charlie
> 

Is that even reduplication?  It seems to me to be mere repetition.

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