dental consonant

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: consonant - a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
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The third person non-singular agent prefix is <-n> if it is followed by a dental consonant as in (36).
A whole class of other words are derived from tarra, by replacing the consonant "t" with a sister dental consonant "d", "th", "t", etc., or by replacing "r" with "1." A variety of meanings are expressed in this way, while the original image is maintained.
The dental consonant of the suffix is invariably in the onset position and must be able to govern the preceding consonant.