sonorant
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /səˈnɔːr(ə)nt/, /ˈsɒn(ə)r(ə)nt/
Noun

sonorant (plural sonorants)

  1. (phonetics) A speech sound that is produced without turbulent airflow in the vocal tract; the generic term of vowel, approximant, nasal consonant, etc.
    Synonyms: resonant
    Antonyms: obstruent
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Translations
  • German: Sonorant; Klanglaut
  • Russian: соно́рный



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