SPIRANT CONSONANT

surya –SUS

Quettaparma Quenyallo (English-Quenya). 2014.

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  • spirant Phonetics — [ spʌɪr(ə)nt] adjective (of a consonant) uttered with a continuous expulsion of breath. noun a spirant consonant; a fricative. Derivatives spirantization or spirantisation noun Origin C19: from L. spirant , spirare breathe …   English new terms dictionary

  • spirant — breathy consonant, 1862, from L. spirans (gen. spirantis), prp. of spirare to breathe, blow (see SPIRIT (Cf. spirit)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • spirant — adj. & n. Phonet. adj. (of a consonant) uttered with a continuous expulsion of breath, esp. fricative. n. such a consonant. Etymology: L spirare spirant breathe …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirant — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin spirant , spirans, present participle of spirare to breathe Date: 1862 a consonant (as f, s, sh) uttered with friction of the breath against some part of the oral passage ; fricative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consonant — I (Roget s IV) n. Linguistic terms referring to consonant sounds include: voiceless, voiced; labial, bilabial, labiodental, apical, dental, alveolar, retroflex, frontal, alveopalatal, prepalatal, dorsal, palatal, velar, uvular, glottal,… …   English dictionary for students

  • consonant — n 1.Phonetics. sonorant, sonant, sibilant; fricative, spirant; surd; stop; liquid. adj 2. agreeing, in agreement, agreeable, accordant, in accord, concordant, corresponding, correspondent, in correspondence; concurring, concurrent, consentient,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • spirant —   a.,n. (consonant) pronounced with friction of breath against part of mouth, as f or s.; fricative. obsolete,    ♦ spirate, a. voiceless.    ♦ spiration, n. act of breathing …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • High German consonant shift — High German subdivides into Upper German (green) and Central German (blue), and is distinguished from Low German (yellow) and Dutch. The main isoglosses, the Benrath and Speyer lines, are marked in black. In historical linguistics, the High… …   Wikipedia

  • Germanic spirant law — In linguistics, the Germanic spirant law or Primärberührung is a specific historical instance of assimilation which occurred at an early stage in the history of the Germanic languages and is regarded by some as being early enough to fall into the …   Wikipedia

  • Fricative consonant — Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together. These may be the lower lip against the upper teeth, in the case of IPA| [f] ; the back of the tongue against the soft… …   Wikipedia

  • continuant consonant — noun consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract • Syn: ↑continuant • Ant: ↑stop consonant • Hypernyms: ↑obstruent • Hyponyms: ↑fricative consonant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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