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How to Pronounce consonantal?

Correct pronunciation for the word "consonantal" is [kˈɒnsənˌantə͡l], [kˈɒnsənˌantə‍l], [k_ˈɒ_n_s_ə_n_ˌa_n_t_əl].

"Consonantal" in context

A consonantal sound is a speech sound that is pronounced with vocal cords closed, in contrast to a vowel sound. Consonantal sounds are mainly associated with the letters in the alphabet. Consonants can be further divided into two main categories; pulmonic, or air-flow, consonants and non-pulmonic lateral and nasal consonants. In spoken language, these sounds can be produced with varying degrees of force and by different types of articulation.

What are similar-sounding words for consonantal?

Usage over time for consonantal:

This graph shows how "consonantal" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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