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Disconsonant vs. Consonant

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Disconsonantadjective

Not consonant; discordant.

Consonantnoun

(phonetics) A sound that results from the passage of air through restrictions of the oral cavity; any sound that is not the dominant sound of a syllable, the dominant sound generally being a vowel.

Consonantnoun

A letter representing the sound of a consonant.

‘The 19 unquestionable consonants in the English alphabet are B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X, Z.’;

Consonantadjective

Characterized by harmony or agreement.

Consonantadjective

Having the same sound.

Consonantadjective

(music) Harmonizing together; accordant.

‘consonant tones; consonant chords’;

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Consonantadjective

Of or relating to consonants; made up of, or containing many, consonants.

Consonantadjective

Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; - usually followed by with or to.

‘Each one pretends that his opinion . . . is consonant to the words there used.’; ‘That where much is given there shall be much required is a thing consonant with natural equity.’;

Consonantadjective

Having like sounds.

‘Consonant words and syllables.’;

Consonantadjective

harmonizing together; accordant; as, consonant tones, consonant chords.

Consonantadjective

Of or pertaining to consonants; made up of, or containing many, consonants.

‘No Russian whose dissonant consonant nameAlmost shatters to fragments the trumpet of fame.’;

Consonantnoun

An articulate sound which in utterance is usually combined and sounded with an open sound called a vowel; a member of the spoken alphabet other than a vowel; also, a letter or character representing such a sound.

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Consonantnoun

a speech sound that is not a vowel

Consonantnoun

a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant

Consonantadjective

involving or characterized by harmony

Consonantadjective

in keeping;

‘salaries agreeable with current trends’; ‘plans conformable with your wishes’; ‘expressed views concordant with his background’;

Consonant

In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract. Examples are [p], pronounced with the lips; [t], pronounced with the front of the tongue; [k], pronounced with the back of the tongue; [h], pronounced in the throat; [f] and [s], pronounced by forcing air through a narrow channel (fricatives); and [m] and [n], which have air flowing through the nose (nasals).

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