consonantal


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con·so·nan·tal

 (kŏn′sə-năn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having the nature of a consonant.
2. Containing a consonant or consonants.

con′so·nan′tal·ly adv.

consonantal

(ˌkɒnsəˈnæntəl)
adj
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) relating to, functioning as, or constituting a consonant, such as the semivowel w in English work
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) consisting of or characterized by consonants: a consonantal cluster.
ˌconsoˈnantally adv

con•so•nan•tal

(ˌkɒn səˈnæn tl)

adj.
consisting of or containing consonants.
[1785–95]
con`so•nan′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consonantal - being or marked by or containing or functioning as a consonant; "consonantal sounds"; "a consonantal Hebrew text"; "consonantal alliteration"; "a consonantal cluster"
vocalic - being or containing or characterized by vowels; "vocalic sounds"; "the Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic"- Walter Scott
2.consonantal - relating to or having the nature of a consonant
Translations

consonantal

[ˌkɒnsəˈnæntl] ADJconsonántico

consonantal

consonantal

[ˌkɒnsəˈnæntl] adjconsonantico/a
References in classic literature ?
To a present-day reader the verse sounds crude, the more so because of the harshly consonantal character of the Anglo-Saxon language; and in comparison with modern poetry it is undoubtedly unmelodious.
We know that the consonantal framework of words needs to be clearly articulated We should give special attention to word endings and to double consonants, for we never quite do justice to these in our daily speech.
The Estonian consonantal inventory is evaluated as relatively small against the typological background (p.
The [d] in "red" is linked consonantally to a [d] in each of the other three stanzas: "depends" in stanza 1, "glazed" in stanza 3, and "beside" in stanza 4; and outside of stanza 2, consonantal [n] links "upon" in stanza 1, to "rain" in stanza 3, to "chickens" in stanza 4, and consonantal [z] links "depends" in stanza 1, to "glazed" in stanza 3, to "chickens" in stanza 4.
Most consonantal contrasts are essential for successful communication and should therefore be preserved.
There is also the internal rhyme in "sun", "sum" and "hum": The downs will lose the sun, white alyssum Lose the bees' hum This is a clear example of cynghanedd, the intricate system of consonantal repetition and internal rhyme which is unique to Welsh-language poems.
The loanword hayedrogln had a potential consonantal input of six consonants: h, y, o, r, g, and n (or five if the "weak" consonant y is excluded).
f) Chapter 6 presents the results of Fuchs's production study, with sections on vocalic and consonantal durations, syllable durations, sonority, voicing, fundamental frequency, intensity, loudness, speech rate, and word initial glottal stop insertion before vowels.
This view may be supported by the fact that apart from the form in -ail, other alternative forms with consonantal endings developed in the case of the verb daimid (see above).
On that issue, the use of consonantal diacritics and macrons to indicate long vowels is inconsistent: they are sometimes included in the main text but often omitted (see, for example, murid and qasida).
The difference in the consonantal text between the two options can be explained by scribal error giving a resh for a dalet.