Definition of homorganic in English:
Denoting sets of speech sounds that are produced using the same vocal organs, e.g. p, b, and m.
- If a stop is shortly followed by a homorganic fricative, or vice versa, the calculation will be slightly wrong.
- For example [p b], [t n], [k, x] are all homorganic pairs of sounds.
- The loss of dental [d] is analogous to the loss of labial [b] in that both occurred in homorganic clusters, although the loss of the dental is less systematic.
Definition of homorganic in:
- US English dictionary
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