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synonyms for sonant

  • choral
  • lyric
  • oral
  • singing
  • sung
  • voiced
  • vowel
  • articulate
  • articulated
  • expressed
  • intonated
  • modulated
  • operatic
  • phonetic
  • phonic
  • pronounced
  • put into words
  • said
  • spoken
  • uttered
  • verbal
  • viva voce
  • vocalic
  • vocalized
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How to use sonant in a sentence

Surdimū′tism, the condition of being deaf and dumb; Surd′ity, want of sonant quality.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
The terms sonant and surd are, in a scientific point of view, the least exceptionable.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
His hands moved quietly; his voice was clear and sonant; his words were few and polite.
LIFE IMMOVABLEKOSTES PALAMAS
Sonant melliflua hymnorum organa, suavissima angelorum melodia, cantica canticorum mira!
NOTRE-DAME DE PARISVICTOR HUGO
The sonant and the interval of each element were measured, and all the pauses except the stanza pause were recorded.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
Ebhardt's suggestion that there are two significant parts in each foot-element, viz., sonant and pause, does not seem good.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
One, for example, gets the accent by a slight increase in intensity, but especially by a pause following the sonant.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
Although the sonant is much longer when accented, the ratio between the sonant and the following interval is not definite.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
Idem sonant, summe amari, et esse finem ultimum: ac proculdubio Deus summe amandus est.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
As if the 'internal evidence' of a poem containing no sonant final -e is not enough to condemn it at once.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SONANT

  • articulate
  • articulated
  • choral
  • expressed
  • intonated
  • lyric
  • modulated
  • operatic
  • oral
  • phonetic
  • phonic
  • pronounced
  • put into words
  • said
  • singing
  • sonant
  • sung
  • uttered
  • verbal
  • viva voce
  • vocalic
  • vocalized
  • voiced
  • vowel
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