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...
- fricatives produced in the postalveolar region include the voiceless palato-alveolar fricative [ʃ], the voiceless postalveolar non-sibilant fricative...
- 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...
- Voiced fricatives produced in the postalveolar region include the voiced palato-alveolar fricative [ʒ], the voiced postalveolar non-sibilant fricative [ɹ̠˔]...
- The dental fricative or interdental fricative is a fricative consonant pronounced with the tip of the tongue against the teeth. There are several types...
- The voiced velar fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in various spoken languages. It is not found in Modern English but it existed in Old English...
- laterals are approximants and belong to the cl**** of liquids, but lateral fricatives and affricates are also common in some parts of the world. Some languages...
- The voiced dental fricative is a consonant sound used in some spoken languages. It is familiar to English-speakers, as the th sound in father. Its symbol...
- 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...
- tongue: Bilabial fricatives (articulated with both lips): Voiceless bilabial fricative [ɸ] Voiced bilabial fricative [β] Labiodental fricatives (articulated...
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