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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.

nasalize

(ˈneɪzəˌlaɪz) or

nasalise

vb
(Phonetics & Phonology) (tr) to pronounce nasally
ˌnasaliˈzation, ˌnasaliˈsation n

na•sal•ize

(ˈneɪ zəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to pronounce as a nasal sound.
[1840–50]
na`sal•i•za′tion, n.

nasalize


Past participle: nasalized
Gerund: nasalizing

Imperative
nasalize
nasalize
Present
I nasalize
you nasalize
he/she/it nasalizes
we nasalize
you nasalize
they nasalize
Preterite
I nasalized
you nasalized
he/she/it nasalized
we nasalized
you nasalized
they nasalized
Present Continuous
I am nasalizing
you are nasalizing
he/she/it is nasalizing
we are nasalizing
you are nasalizing
they are nasalizing
Present Perfect
I have nasalized
you have nasalized
he/she/it has nasalized
we have nasalized
you have nasalized
they have nasalized
Past Continuous
I was nasalizing
you were nasalizing
he/she/it was nasalizing
we were nasalizing
you were nasalizing
they were nasalizing
Past Perfect
I had nasalized
you had nasalized
he/she/it had nasalized
we had nasalized
you had nasalized
they had nasalized
Future
I will nasalize
you will nasalize
he/she/it will nasalize
we will nasalize
you will nasalize
they will nasalize
Future Perfect
I will have nasalized
you will have nasalized
he/she/it will have nasalized
we will have nasalized
you will have nasalized
they will have nasalized
Future Continuous
I will be nasalizing
you will be nasalizing
he/she/it will be nasalizing
we will be nasalizing
you will be nasalizing
they will be nasalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nasalizing
you have been nasalizing
he/she/it has been nasalizing
we have been nasalizing
you have been nasalizing
they have been nasalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nasalizing
you will have been nasalizing
he/she/it will have been nasalizing
we will have been nasalizing
you will have been nasalizing
they will have been nasalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nasalizing
you had been nasalizing
he/she/it had been nasalizing
we had been nasalizing
you had been nasalizing
they had been nasalizing
Conditional
I would nasalize
you would nasalize
he/she/it would nasalize
we would nasalize
you would nasalize
they would nasalize
Past Conditional
I would have nasalized
you would have nasalized
he/she/it would have nasalized
we would have nasalized
you would have nasalized
they would have nasalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.nasalize - speak nasally or through the nose; "In this part of the country, people tend to nasalize"
nasalise, nasalize - pronounce with a lowered velum; "She nasalizes all her vowels"
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
2.nasalize - pronounce with a lowered velum; "She nasalizes all her vowels"
nasalise, nasalize - speak nasally or through the nose; "In this part of the country, people tend to nasalize"
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
Translations

nasalize

[ˈneɪzəlaɪz] VTnasalizar; (twangingly) → pronunciar con timbre gangoso

nasalize

vtnasalieren

nasalize

[ˈneɪzəˌlaɪz] vtnasalizzare
References in periodicals archive ?
They nasalize, and shut down sounds like this: instead of "Iu hev tu pei sartisri dalarz for tu bargars end tu sodas" ("You have to pay 33 dollars for two burgers and two juices"), they say "Iu hiv tu pii sitisri dulaz fu ciu bigaz ind ciu sudaz.
In the case of French, in terms of straight linguistic analysis, the masculine is derived from the feminine, by a subtractive morpheme--drop the final consonant; if nasal then nasalize the vowel, the feminine form is not predictable from the masculine.
The opaqueness of intervening obstruents in Ndonga thus follows not directly from their failure to nasalize but from the fact that they cause sonorants on either side to be too distant from one another to be compelled to correspond.
An example of anticipatory assimilation in English is the tendency to nasalize vowels, and even consonants, before a nasal consonant.