What does sonant mean?

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ˈsoʊ nəntso·nant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sonant, voiced sound(adj)

    a speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords

  2. voiced, sonant, soft(adj)

    produced with vibration of the vocal cords

    "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'";

Wiktionary

  1. sonant(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to sound; sounding.

  2. sonant(Adjective)

    voiced

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sonant(adj)

    of or pertaining to sound; sounding

  2. Sonant(adj)

    uttered, as an element of speech, with tone or proper vocal sound, as distinguished from mere breath sound; intonated; voiced; tonic; the opposite of nonvocal, or surd; -- sid of the vowels, semivowels, liquids, and nasals, and particularly of the consonants b, d, g hard, v, etc., as compared with their cognates p, t, k, f, etc., which are called nonvocal, surd, or aspirate

  3. Sonant(noun)

    a sonant letter

  4. Origin: [L. sonans, -antis, p. pr. of sonare to sound. See Sound a noise.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sonant

    sō′nant, adj. sounding: pertaining to sound: uttered with sound, instead of breath alone, as certain alphabetic sounds.—ns. Sō′nance (Shak.), a call; Sō′nancy, sonant character. [L. sonans, -antis, pr.p. of sonāre, to sound.]

How to pronounce sonant?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sonant in sign language?

  1. sonant

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sonant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sonant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of sonant

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