orinasal


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orinasal

(ˌɔːrɪˈneɪzəl) phonetics
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) pronounced with simultaneous oral and nasal articulation, such as the French nasalized vowels (œ) (as in un), (ɔ̃) (as in bon), and (ɑ̃) (as in blanc)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) an orinasal speech sound
[C19: from Latin ōr- (from ōs mouth) + nasal]
ˌoriˈnasally adv
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Noun1.orinasal - a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels)
speech sound, phone, sound - (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language