Definition of Sonants

1. sonant [n] - See also: sonant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonants

son-of-a-bitch
son et lumière
son of a bitch
son of a gun
son of privilege
son of the manse
son of the morning
sonance
sonances
sonancies
sonancy
sonant
sonantal
sonantic
sonants (current term)
sonar
sonarlike
sonarman
sonarmen
sonars
sonata
sonata form
sonatalike
sonatas
sonatina
sonatinas
sonatine
sonce
sonces

Literary usage of Sonants

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1. The Principles of Sound and Inflexion as Illustrated in the Greek and Latin by John Edward King, Christopher Cookson (1888)
"The liquid sonants (/, r) are thus represented in the different languages with ... Liquid Nasal sonants exist as such in Sanskrit : nasal sonants have left ..."

2. A Short Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin for Schools and Colleges by Victor Henry (1892)
"This being assumed, the laws regulating the changes of the nasal sonants become ... According to what has been stated above (42 and 43), the nasal sonants ..."

3. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"In the Northern Dravidian dialects the difference between surds and sonants is generally expressed by the use of different characters for each sound, ..."

4. The Human Speech Sounds by Charles T. Luthy (1918)
"The evolution of the consonants will be considered under (1) The Fundamental; (2) The Mixed; (3) The sonants and The Surds; (4) The Forms of the Consonants; ..."

5. The Human Speech Sounds by Charles T. Luthy (1918)
"The evolution of the consonants will be considered under (1) The Fundamental; (2) The Mixed; (3) The sonants and The Surds; (4) The Forms of the Consonants; ..."

6. A Short Manual of Comparative Philology for Classical Students by Peter Giles (1901)
"B. Changes in sonants. 106. The main differences between the Germanic and the original Indo-Germanic sonants are the following : of ..."

7. A Short Manual of Comparative Philology for Classical Students by Peter Giles (1895)
"(b) Nasals as sonants. 155. The Indo-Germanic sonant nasals in Aryan Various repre- ... Before sonants !ilia. = *smm- : Lat. sem-el : Goth. sum-s = *smm-os. ..."

8. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"A similar rule respecting the conjunction of nasals with sonants alone is found in Finnish, and is possibly owing to that delicacy of ear which both Finns ..."

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