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How to Pronounce consonants?

Correct pronunciation for the word "consonants" is [kˈɒnsənənts], [kˈɒnsənənts], [k_ˈɒ_n_s_ə_n_ə_n_t_s].

"Consonants" in context

A consonant is a speech sound which is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract. All languages have consonants, but some languages use them more than others. They vary in the way they are produced, and what sound they make. Some common consonants are: b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y, and z.

Consonants can be classified as voiced or voiceless, depending on whether they are produced with or without vibrating vocal cords.

What are similar-sounding words for consonants?

Usage over time for consonants:

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


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