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continuant
American English: /kənˈtɪnjuənt/
British English: /kənˈtɪnjʊənt/

Translation of continuant in Spanish:

noun

  • sonido (masculine) continuo
    Example sentences
    • The Hebrew-Yiddish /ch/ is a fricative, a continuant (like [s]).
    • The sound /r/ may be either an alveolar continuant or an alveolar tap that is particularly distinct initially (rabbit, run), after stops and fricatives (breathe, grass, three), and between vowels (carry, ferry).
    • Continuants are formed with a vocal tract configuration allowing the airstream to flow through the midsaggital region of the oral tract: stops are produced with a sustained occlusion in this region.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.