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sonorant

División en sílabas: so·no·rant
Pronunciación: /ˈsänərənt
 
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Definición de sonorant en inglés:

sustantivo

Phonetics
A sound produced with the vocal cords so positioned that spontaneous voicing is possible; a vowel, a glide, or a liquid or nasal consonant.
Example sentences
  • She also found a sex-linked effect with initial sonorants vs. obstruents: obstruents were hotter on males, sonorants on females, though only the female effect was significant.
  • Voiced obstruents can stand only before vowels, sonorants and voiced obstruents in the same word.
  • If there were minimal pairs, we would have to conclude that voiced and voiceless sonorants are separate phonemes.

Origen

1930s: from sonorous + -ant.

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