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nasal

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪzəl/

Translation of nasal in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [Anatomy/Anatomía] [Linguistics/Lingüística] nasal; [voice/accent] gangoso, (de timbre) nasal
    Example sentences
    • Nose drop addiction is a vicious cycle requiring more frequent use of nose drops or spray to keep your nasal passages clear.
    • There are several natural remedies available for snoring, ranging from throat lubricants and nasal sprays to nose strips.
    • Your doctor might recommend using nose drops, a nasal spray, a decongestant, or an antihistamine.
    Example sentences
    • I have never, for instance, heard a speaker of English condemn the nasal vowels or the dropped consonants of the French language.
    • English vowels may be partially nasalized when followed by a nasal consonant.
    • In the former, 12 vowels are distinguished, six oral vowels and six nasal vowels.
    Example sentences
    • It seemed like they had so much in common: nasal voices, a taste for writing long, slow, acoustic dirges, and a closet full of flannel.
    • Indeed, her voice was quite nasal; her bright red nose couldn't hide it.
    • His voice was annoying since it had a nasal whine to it.

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