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na·sal

 (nā′zəl)
adj.
1. Of, in, or relating to the nose.
2. Linguistics Articulated by lowering the soft palate so that air resonates in the nasal cavities and passes out the nose, as in the pronunciation of the consonants (m), (n), and (ng) or the nasalized vowel of French bon.
3. Characterized by or resembling a resonant sound produced through the nose: a nasal whine.
n.
1. Linguistics A nasal consonant.
2. A nasal part or bone, forming part of the bridge of the nose.
3. The nosepiece of a helmet.

[Possibly from Middle English nasale, from Medieval Latin nāsālis, from Latin nāsus, nose; see nas- in Indo-European roots.]

na·sal′i·ty (nā-zăl′ĭ-tē) n.
na′sal·ly adv.

nasal

(ˈneɪzəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the nose
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics pronounced with the soft palate lowered allowing air to escape via the nasal cavity instead of or as well as through the mouth
n
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) a nasal speech sound, such as English m, n, or ng
4. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) another word for nosepiece1
[C17: from French from Late Latin nāsālis, from Latin nāsus nose]
nasality n
ˈnasally adv

na•sal1

(ˈneɪ zəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the nose.
2. (of a speech sound) pronounced with the soft palate lowered and the voice issuing through the nose, either partly, as in French nasal vowels, or entirely, as in the sounds (m), (n), or the (ng) of song.
3. characterized by or resembling such sounds: a nasal voice.
n.
4. a nasal speech sound.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin *nāsālis= Latin nās(us) nose + -ālis -al1]
na•sal′i•ty, na′sal•ism, n.
na′sal•ly, adv.

na•sal2

(ˈneɪ zəl)

n.
a nosepiece for a helmet.
[1470–80; late Middle English < Medieval Latin nāsāle, n. use of neuter of *nāsālis nasal1; replacing Middle English nasel < Middle French < Medieval Latin]

na·sal

(nā′zəl)
Relating to the nose: the nasal passages.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nasal - a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closednasal - a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
2.nasal - an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nosenasal - an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
rhinion - the anterior tip at the end of the suture of the nasal bones
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
bridge - the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
Adj.1.nasal - of or in or relating to the nosenasal - of or in or relating to the nose; "nasal passages"
2.nasal - sounding as if the nose were pinched; "a whining nasal voice"
high-pitched, high - used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
Translations
أنْفيخارِجٌ من الأنْف
nosnínosový
nasal
nazalnosnik
orr-orrhang
nef-nefmæltur
nosiesnosinis
deguna-nazāls
nosnýnosový
buruna aitgenizden gelen

nasal

[ˈneɪzəl]
A. ADJ
1. (Anat) → nasal
2. (= twanging) → gangoso
B. Nnasal f

nasal

[ˈneɪzəl] adj
[spray] → nasal(e)
nasal passages → fosses fpl nasales
inflamed nasal passages → une inflammation des fosses nasales
[voice] → nasal(e)

nasal

adj
(Anat, Med) → Nasen-; nasal cavitiesNasenhöhle f; nasal membraneNasenschleimhaut f; nasal congestionNasenverstopfung f; nasal dischargeAusfluss maus der Nase
(Ling) → nasal; accent, voice, intonationnäselnd; to speak in a nasal voicedurch die Nase sprechen, näseln; nasal soundNasallaut m
n (Ling) → Nasal(laut) m

nasal

:
nasal passage
nNasengang m
nasal spray
nNasenspray nt
nasal strip
n (esp Sport) → Nasenpflaster nt

nasal

[ˈneɪzl] adjnasale

nasal

(ˈneizəl) adjective
1. of the nose. a nasal infection; nasal congestion.
2. sounding through the nose. a nasal voice.

na·sal

a. nasal, rel. a la nariz;
___ cavitycavidad ___;
___ congestioncongestión ___;
___ dischargesecreción ___;
___ dripgoteo ___;
___ hemorrhageepistaxis, hemorragia ___;
___ instillationinstilación ___, moquera;
___ meatusmeato ___;
___ polyppólipo ___;
___ septumtabique ___.

nasal

adj nasal; — passages conductos or vías nasales; — voice voz nasal or gangosa
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