Definition of Nasalization

1. Noun. The act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators.

Exact synonyms: Nasalisation
Generic synonyms: Articulation
Derivative terms: Nasalise, Nasalize, Nasalize



Definition of Nasalization

1. n. The act of nasalizing, or the state of being nasalized.

Definition of Nasalization

1. Noun. (phonetics uncountable) (of a vowel) becoming nasal by place of articulation ¹

2. Noun. a particular instance of such change ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nasalization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasalization

nasal vowel
nasal vowels
nasale
nasalis
nasalis muscle
nasalisation
nasalisations
nasalise
nasalised
nasalises
nasalising
nasalism
nasalisms
nasalities
nasality
nasalization (current term)
nasalizations
nasalize
nasalized
nasalizes
nasalizing
nasally
nasalness
nasals
nasard
nasards
nasaruplase
nasba
nascal
nascals

Literary usage of Nasalization

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1. A Manual of Sanskrit Phonetics: In Comparison with the Indogermanic Mother by Christianus Cornelius Uhlenbeck (1898)
"Jimf. ยง 75. nasalization of vowels. The nasalization of vowels is a remainder of idg. nasals. In Sanskrit all nasals before ..."

2. Modern Philology: Its Discoveries, History, and Influence by Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight (1864)
"V. nasalization. The one letter most frequently used in all languages, to strengthen the stem of a word, is n ; which contains in it also, ..."

3. The German Language: Outlines of Its Development by Tobias Johann Casjen Diekhoff (1914)
"Activity in the Mouth and the Nasal Parts, or Manner of Articulation, and nasalization, 1. In speaking, the mouth may, in general, hold one of three ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Gaudian Languages: With Special Reference to by August Friedrich Rudolf Hoernle (1880)
"nasalization. In EH a vowel is pronounced in many words with a nasal tone, precisely as n or m in such French words, as compensation. ..."

5. Beginning French by Barry Cerf, William Frederic Giese (1919)
"nasalization 32. A vowel is 'nasalized before m or n if the m or n is not followed by a vowel or m or n (ie vowel+m or n when m or n is final or followed by ..."

6. Elements of Luganda Grammar: Together with Exercises and Vocabulary, by a by William Arthur Crabtree, Church Missionary Society (1902)
"nasalization'. Every sound may be modified by nasalization : that is, it may be pronounced with the nose-passage open, as in ordinary breathing, ..."

7. The Anglo-Norman Dialect: A Manual of Its Phonology and Morphology, with by Louis Emil Menger (1904)
"This is about as far as a study of the question of nasalization in the writings of our editors will lead. A general presentation of the point is given by ..."

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