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In order to add emphasis an Esperanto root may sometimes be doubled before the addition of the ending:
|fine = at last||finfine = at long last|
|bela = beautiful||belbela = gorgeous|
|laŭta = loud||laŭtlaŭta = damnably loud|
|dika = fat||dikdika = obese|
|vere = truly||ververe = really and truly|
|foje = once, sometimes||fojfoje = once in a great while|
|plena = full||plenplena = very full|
|sola = alone||solsola = all alone|
Although commonly used reduplications are not conspicuous, new ones created on the fly tend to sound vaguely jocular, so for a beginner they should perhaps be used only after they have been heard.
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