nasalization


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na·sal·ize

 (nā′zə-līz′)
tr. & intr.v. na·sal·ized, na·sal·iz·ing, na·sal·iz·es
To make nasal or produce nasal sounds.

na′sal·i·za′tion (nā′zə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nasalization - the act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators
articulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
Translations

nasalization

[ˌneɪzəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nnasalización f

nasalization

nNasalierung f
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Vowels: (a) Tongue freedom essential; slight (a) Front (also known nasalization often occurs with use.
The purpose of nasalization is an adjustment of loanwords in language's own corpora.
As Kingston writes, "languages have the oral, nasal, and reduced vowels they do because vowels must be dispersed perceptually in the vowel space, certain vowel qualities are more salient than others, and a long vowel duration makes it possible for a listener to hear nasalization while a short duration prevents the speaker from reaching a low target.
Sometimes, the nasal was written to indicate the nasalization and sometimes not; AE hh.
Specifically, usage-based phonology (BYBEE, 2003) approach can be productive to clarify the tendency to the affricate variant in diminutives, a context of interaction with nasalization and monophthongization, and the behavior of the oitoradical, which, unlike names, tends to block the affricate realization, regardless of stylistic or social context.
It is against this background that this paper discusses nasalization, aspiration and labialization in Igbo dialect phonology and their inclusion in the Igbo orthography.
An example is the nasalization of vowels, absent in the north-west of America, but very well developed in the central and eastern plains; another is the use of the sounds /k/ and /l/, very common on the northern coast of the Pacific, but absent in California and to the east of the Rocky Mountains.
5 patients demonstrated unhealthy neuro retinal rim, nasalization of blood vessels, lamellar dot sign, deep cup and 12 had other fundus abnormalities like macular edema (5 patients), vitreous hemorrhage (4 patients), retinal detachment (2 patients), vitritis (1 patient), pre retinal membrane (1 patient).
Her topics are glide and glide insertion, nasality viewed from the perspectives of the letters a and e, and interference from gliding and nasalization.
For example, consider Caribbean Spanish (sometimes called Costeno), which exhibits, such characteristics as deletion/aspiration of syllable final 's', deletion or neutralization of 'r' and 'l', deletion of intervocalic 'd', nasalization of final 's', and weakening of velar fricative 'x', among others.
The items were designed to verify the adequacy of the answers of the students with regard to the following situations: considering the Portuguese language, pronunciation or omission of the "r" at the end of verbal infinitives; pronunciation or omission of the final "u" in verbs in the past tense, third person, singular; pronunciation or omission of the final "s" in verbs in the past, first person, plural; pronunciation or omission of the nasalization of the unstressed nasal diphthong in verbs in the past tense, third person, plural.