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nasal consonant, nasalnoun
a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
nasal, nasal bone, os nasaleadjective
an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
of or in or relating to the nose
adenoidal, pinched, nasaladjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Belonging to the nose.
Etymology: nasus, Latin.
To pronounce the nasals, and some of the vowels spiritally, the throat is brought to labour, and it makes a guttural pronunciation. William Holder, Elements of Speech.
When the discharge lessens, pass a small probe through the nasal duct into the nose every time it is drest, in order to dilate it a little. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.
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
Etymology: [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.]
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The numerical value of nasal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of nasal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of nasal in a Sentence
I'm just trying to follow it. And it's easier for me to not hold my nose and get strangled up with it really, but I'm trying to make it more nasal.
Symptom reporting is more important than ever, vaccinated people may have very different symptoms. Last year, for those who had COVID-19, they might have a high fever and chills and trouble breathing... and with the vaccination they may have only nasal congestion or a mild sore throat or a headache or fatigue.
Hair works a bit like a mop, collecting pollen that's floating in the air, since hair is the closest thing to your nasal passages, it can really bother you. If you wash it or brush it out before you go to sleep, or at least cover it, then you won't be sleeping in all that pollen.
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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- nasalCatalan, Valencian
- nenäsuoja, nenän, nenän luu, nasaalinen, nenä, nenä-äänne, nasaali, [[intranasaalinen]] [[lääke]]Finnish
- ռնգական, ռնգայինArmenian
- nāsenis, nazālsLatvian
- neusklank, nasaalDutch
- chį́į́shtah diitsʼaʼígíí, chį́į́shyolNavajo, Navaho
- наза́льный, носовой, носово́й, [[носово́й]] [[звук]], назальныйRussian
- nazal, носник, nosnik, назалSerbo-Croatian
- nazal, genizsilTurkish
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