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un·voice (ŭn-vois′) tr.v. un·voiced
unvoice ( ʌnˈvɔɪs) vb
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) to pronounce without vibration of the vocal cords 2.
(Phonetics & Phonology) another word for
devoice de•voice (diˈvɔɪs) v. -voiced, -voic•ing. v.t.
1. to pronounce (an ordinarily voiced speech sound) without or with reduced vibration of the vocal cords. v.i.
2. to devoice a speech sound.
unvoice Past participle: unvoiced Gerund: unvoicing Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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The list will also provide the patterns of voicing (V) and
(v) to be found within each, as appropriate.
The chief problem is in explaining the
Since Gwydion entering English as Gwdion would present an unfamiliar sound sequence, the forms *Gurion and (with
of g after an unvoiced fricative) Glascurion would thus naturally result by sound-substitution, the termination -urion having reached English from Latin and French in such words as centurion.