Definition of consonant. Meaning of consonant. Synonyms of consonant
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Definition of consonant
ConsonantConsonant Con"so*nant, a. [L. consonans, -antis; p. pr. of
consonare to sound at the same time, agree; con- + sonare to
sound: cf. F. consonnant. See Sound to make a noise.]
1. Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; --
usually followed by with or to.
Each one pretends that his opinion . . . is
consonant to the words there used. --Bp.
That where much is given there shall be much
required is a thing consonant with natural equity.
--Dr. H. More.
2. Having like sounds.
Consonant words and syllables. --Howell.
3. (Mus.) harmonizing together; accordant; as, consonant
tones, consonant chords.
4. Of or pertaining to consonants; made up of, or containing
No Russian whose dissonant consonant name Almost
shatters to fragments the trumpet of fame. --T.
Meaning of consonant from wikipedia
- in articulatory phonetics
, a consonant
is a speech sound
that is articulated
or partial closure
of the vocal tract
- in phonetics
or consonant elongation happens
when a spoken consonant
for an audibly longer period
of time than
- consonant mutation
in a consonant
in a word according
to its morphological
environment. mutation phenomena
- for instance, harmony
is generally governed
by chords, which
of notes defined
as tolerably consonant
by the style
is an alternative
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is a poetic device characterized
by the repetition
of the same consonant
two or more times
succession, as in 'p i tt er
of one of the discordant
factors, adding consonant
elements, or changing
one of the dissonant factors
- in phonetics
, a bilabial consonant
is a consonant articulated
with both lip s. the bilabial consonants identified
by the international
consonants, also called laryngeal consonant
s, are consonant
with the glottis
. as other consonants
have; in fact,
- palatal consonants
with the body of the tongue raised against
the hard palate
part of the roof of