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
are [p], pronounced...
- segmental writing system
in which consonant
as a unit; each unit is based
on a consonant
letter, and vowel notation
- the IPA into three
categories: pulmonic consonants
, non-pulmonic consonants
, and vowels. Pulmonic consonant letters
are arranged singly
or in pairs
- In linguistics, a consonant
cluster, consonant sequence
compound, is a group
of consonants which
have no intervening
vowel. In English, for...
- in Thailand. The Thai alphabet itself
(as used to write
Thai) has 44 consonant symbols
(Thai: พยัญชนะ, phayanchana), 16 vowel symbols
(Thai: สระ, sara)...
- Palatal consonants
are consonants articulated
with the body of the tongue raised against
the hard palate
part of the roof of the mouth). Consonants...
are consonants produced
a narrow channel
made by placing
two articulators close
may be the lower
- International Phonetic
****ociation. IPA vowel chart
IPA pulmonic consonant chart
with audio International Phonetic Alphabet chart
, is an occlusive consonant produced
with a lowered
air to escape freely through
the nose. The vast majority
- used in phonetics
to characterize speech sounds
). Speech sounds
can be described
as either voiceless
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