What does nasal mean?

Definitions for nasalˈneɪ zəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nasal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nasal consonant, nasal(noun)

    a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed

  2. nasal, nasal bone, os nasale(adj)

    an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose

  3. rhinal, nasal(adj)

    of or in or relating to the nose

    "nasal passages"

  4. adenoidal, pinched, nasal(adj)

    sounding as if the nose were pinched

    "a whining nasal voice"

Wiktionary

  1. nasal(Noun)

    An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously, such asm and n.

  2. nasal(Noun)

    A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.

  3. nasal(Noun)

    A nasal vowel or consonant.

  4. nasal(Noun)

    Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.

  5. nasal(Noun)

    One of the nasal bones.

  6. nasal(Noun)

    A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.

  7. nasal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the nose.

  8. nasal(Adjective)

    Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng; characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nasal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the nose

  2. Nasal(adj)

    having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance

  3. Nasal(noun)

    an elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously

  4. Nasal(noun)

    a medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine

  5. Nasal(noun)

    part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard

  6. Nasal(noun)

    one of the nasal bones

  7. Nasal(noun)

    a plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc

  8. Origin: [F., from L. nasus the nose. See Nose.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nasal

    nā′zal, adj. belonging to the nose: affected by, or sounded through, the nose.—n. a letter or sound uttered through the nose: the nose-piece in a helmet.—n. Nasalisā′tion, the act of uttering with a nasal sound.—v.i. Nā′salise, to render nasal, as a sound: to insert a nasal letter into.—n. Nasal′ity.—adv. Nā′sally, by or through the nose.—adjs. Nā′sicorn, having a horn on the nose, as a rhinoceros; Nā′siform, nose-shaped.—n. Nā′sion, the median point of the naso-frontal suture.—adjs. Nasobā′sal, pertaining to the nose and base of the skull; Nasoc′ular, pertaining to the nose and eye, nasorbital; Nasofron′tal, pertaining to the nasal bone and the frontal bone; Nasolā′bial, pertaining to the nose and the upper lip; Nasolac′rymal, pertaining to the nose and to tears, as the duct which carries tears from the eyes to the nose; Nasopal′atine, pertaining to the nose and to the palate or palate-bones. [Fr.,—L. nasus, the nose.]

Anagrams for nasal »

  1. Aslan

  2. alans, Alans

  3. Alans

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nasal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nasal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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