Definition of Fricative. Meaning of Fricative. Synonyms of Fricative

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Definition of Fricative

Fricative
Fricative Fric"a*tive, a. [See Frication.] (Phon.) Produced by the friction or rustling of the breath, intonated or unintonated, through a narrow opening between two of the mouth organs; uttered through a close approach, but not with a complete closure, of the organs of articulation, and hence capable of being continued or prolonged; -- said of certain consonantal sounds, as f, v, s, z, etc. -- n. A fricative consonant letter or sound. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 197-206, etc.

Meaning of Fricative from wikipedia

- Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together. These may be the lower lip...
- fricative [ʃ] The voiceless postalveolar non-sibilant fricative [ɹ̠̊˔] The voiceless retroflex fricative [ʂ] The voiceless alveolo-palatal fricative [ɕ]...
- The voiceless velar fricative is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages. It was part of the consonant inventory of Old English and...
- The voiced velar fricative is a type of consonantal sound that is used in various spoken languages. It is not found in Modern English but existed in Old...
- palato-alveolar fricative [ʒ] The voiced postalveolar non-sibilant fricative [ɹ̠˔] The voiced retroflex fricative [ʐ] The voiced alveolo-palatal fricative [ʑ] This...
- The voiceless palatal fricative is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents...
- The voiceless dental non-sibilant fricative is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages. It is familiar to English speakers as the 'th'...
- releases as a fricative, generally with the same place of articulation (most often coronal). It is often difficult to decide if a stop and fricative form a single...
- The voiceless glottal fricative, sometimes called voiceless glottal transition, and sometimes called the aspirate, is a type of sound used in some spoken...
- The voiced uvular fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents...