HyperDic: surd

English > 2 senses of the word surd:
ADJECTIVEallsurd, unvoiced, voiceless, hardproduced without vibration of the vocal cords
NOUNcommunicationsurd, voiceless consonanta consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords
English > surd: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproduced without vibration of the vocal cords.
Synonymsunvoiced, voiceless, hard
Narrowerwhisperedspoken in soft hushed tones without vibrations of the vocal cords
Oppositevoiced, sonant, softproduced with vibration of the vocal cords
Spanishsordo
English > surd: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords.
Synonymvoiceless consonant
BroaderconsonantA speech sound that is not a vowel
Spanishconsonante sorda, sorda
Catalanconsonant sorda, sorda

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