Definition of Sibilants

1. Noun. (plural of sibilant) ¹



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Definition of Sibilants

1. sibilant [n] - See also: sibilant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sibilants

sib
sibb
sibbens
sibberidge
sibbs
siberian
sibilance
sibilances
sibilancies
sibilancy
sibilant
sibilant consonant
sibilant rale
sibilant rhonchi
sibilantly
sibilants (current term)
sibilate
sibilated
sibilates
sibilating
sibilation
sibilations
sibilator
sibilators
sibilatory
sibilities
sibility
sibilous
sibilus
sibirskite

Literary usage of Sibilants

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1. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"The Further Development of the sibilants The system of sibilants in Old Castilian, ... The Spread of the Merger of Voiced and Voiceless sibilants The system ..."

2. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"The Further Development of the sibilants The system of sibilants in Old Castilian, especially in the standard that was codified in Alfonsine Spanish, ..."

3. Varronianus: A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Ethnography of by John William Donaldson (1860)
"The sibilants. As these sibilants constitute the distinguishing feature in the old Italian languages, it will be useful to speak more particularly of them, ..."

4. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"... as the earliest group among the adjustments. Both vibratiles and sibilants, however, are generally employed throughout northern Asia and 1 Ante, p. 149. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Many poets only attend to their sibilants when these clog the rhythm. To write even the briefest song without a sibilant would be a tour deforce; ..."

6. Ethiopic Grammar by August Dillmann, Carl Bezold, James A. Crichton (1907)
"In roots and words also an interchange of Mutes and sibilants may often be observed. For the manner in which this was effected in the case of the Demonstr. ..."

7. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"idioms freely use the sibilants and aspirates of Sanskrit in writing and pronouncing ... The other sibilants, sh and *, are altogether excluded from pure ..."

8. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"idioms freely use the sibilants and aspirates of Sanskrit in writing and pronouncing Sanskrit derivatives, and to some extent, through the prevalence of ..."

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