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synonyms for fricative

  • affricate
  • click
  • consonant
  • diphthong
  • implosive
  • liquid
  • phone
  • phonetic entity
  • phonetic unit
  • plosive
  • sibilant
  • sonant
  • spirant
  • syllable
  • vocable
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How to use fricative in a sentence

Spirant, spī′rant, n. a consonant which is fricative or continuable—opp.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Instead of the former there is a g with “fricative” pronunciation, and as in High German the th has passed over into d.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Medial q is usually written (chi), representing the fricative pronunciation: Ealuin and similar.
THE CENTRAL ESKIMOFRANZ BOAS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRICATIVE

  • affricate
  • click
  • consonant
  • diphthong
  • fricative
  • implosive
  • liquid
  • phone
  • phonetic entity
  • phonetic unit
  • plosive
  • sibilant
  • sonant
  • spirant
  • syllable
  • vocable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.