nasal consonant, nasal(noun)
a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
nasal, nasal bone, os nasale(adj)
an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
of or in or relating to the nose
adenoidal, pinched, nasal(adj)
sounding as if the nose were pinched
"a whining nasal voice"
An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously, such asm and n.
A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.
A nasal vowel or consonant.
Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.
One of the nasal bones.
A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.
Of or pertaining to the nose.
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.
of or pertaining to the nose
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
an elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously
a medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine
part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard
one of the nasal bones
a plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc
Origin: [F., from L. nasus the nose. See Nose.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of nasal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of nasal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The steam helps open stuffed-up nasal passages, and the salty broth can soothe a sore throat.
Coming into close contact with the nasal secretions of camels is a major risk factor, the main transmission is actually human to human.
This structure was incredibly surprising, to see a hollow nasal crest outside of dinosaurs and in a mammal that lived so recently is very bizarre.
Individuals who are sensitive or allergic to mold may experience nasal congestion or wheezing, in general, mold creates more of an 'ick' factor than actual illness.
It's definitely relieving when you see someone breathing again when two, three minutes beforehand they looked lifeless, a couple of pumps of the nasal spray and they're doing better. It's pretty incredible.
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Translations for nasal
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- nasalCatalan, Valencian
- nenä-äänne, [[intranasaalinen]] [[lääke]], nasaali, nenän, nenäsuoja, nenän luu, nasaalinen, nenäFinnish
- ռնգական, ռնգայինArmenian
- nazāls, nāsenisLatvian
- neusklank, nasaalDutch
- chį́į́shtah diitsʼaʼígíí, chį́į́shyolNavajo, Navaho
- носово́й, назальный, наза́льный, [[носово́й]] [[звук]], носовойRussian
- носник, nazal, назал, nosnikSerbo-Croatian
- nazal, genizsilTurkish
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