Definition of Orinasal

1. Noun. A speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels).

Exact synonyms: Orinasal Phone
Generic synonyms: Phone, Sound, Speech Sound



Definition of Orinasal

1. a sound pronounced through both the mouth and nose [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Orinasal

originates
originating
origination
origination fee
originations
originative
originatively
originator
originators
originless
origins
orillion
orillions
orillon
orillons
orinasal (current term)
orinasal phone
orinasals
oriol
oriole
orioles
oriols
orion
orisa
orisas
orisha
orishas
oriskany
orismological
orismologies

Literary usage of Orinasal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"orinasal vowels, pronounced with mouth and nose passages open: a (Eng. father, but orinasal), d (French pas, but orinasal), o (moderately close o, orinasal) ..."

2. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Johan Winkler (1889)
"(n) orinasal resonance of voice while the mouth is in the position for (t), as in но, OWH, manner, 1095, the mouth is generally open, ..."

3. Studies from the Yale Psychological Laboratory by Yale University Psychological Laboratory, Edward Wheeler Scripture (1902)
"BILABIAL-MARGINAL occlusive orinasal, [in] 5 a common respiration-articulation with ... Articulations are oral unless stated to be orinasal. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1874)
"(ал), 'Fr. orinasal vowel in dans ' da/in' according to Fr. analysis ; to Englishmen it sounds like on', or a Fr. nasalisation of the English o. See JV". ..."

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