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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
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