HyperDic: sonant

English > 2 senses of the word sonant:
ADJECTIVEallsonant, voiced, softproduced with vibration of the vocal cords
NOUNcommunicationsonant, voiced sounda speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords
English > sonant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproduced with vibration of the vocal cords.
Example "voiced consonants such as 'b' and 'g' and 'z'"
Synonymsvoiced, soft
Oppositeunvoiced, voiceless, surd, hardproduced without vibration of the vocal cords
Spanishsonoro
Nounssonanta speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords
English > sonant: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords.
Synonymvoiced sound
Broaderphone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Spanishsonora
Catalansonora
Adjectivessonantproduced with vibration of the vocal cords
Verbssoundutter with vibrating vocal chords

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