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con·so·nant

(kon'sŏ-nănt)
A speech sound produced by partial or complete obstruction to the flow of air at any point in the vocal apparatus.
[L. consono, to sound together]

con·so·nant

(kon'sŏ-nănt)
A speech sound produced by partial or complete obstruction to the flow of air at any point in the vocal apparatus.
[L. consono, to sound together]
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Moreover, consonants try to acquire a position in a syllable where their acoustic cues are prominent.
A study of hearing impaired children, cochlear implant and/or hearing aid users showed that the intervention based on the stimulation of vocabulary is effective and its effectiveness was verified by comparing the percentages of correct consonants, in which an improvement of 14 and 15% was observed [9].
Detailed results of feature selection for each consonant and corresponding accuracies are presented in Table-6.
The kind of gemination in Hungarian, according to him, results from morpho-phonological conditioning in which a suffix triggers gemination as well as lengthens the final consonant of the root to which it attaches.
For this, we developed the linguistic blocks, having standard root base and a set of flexions with different complexities and conditions of consonant combinations.
The voiceless fricative consonant phoneme MP *s regularly derived in ISP as *s, and is present in all word positions; beginning, middle and the end of the word.
In Tanawal Hindko when possible bipartite consonant cluster (CC) at intervocalic position in the words is preceded by short vowels; the first C of the intervocalic cluster gets geminated.
So in VVCV and VCVV utterances, we propose to treat semivowel as virtual consonant ([C.
The most common view on the frequent use of reduplicated consonant graphemes in The Ormulum is that they were intended to indicate vowel shortness.
Previous studies have found age-related decrements in consonant identification when consonants are presented in nonsense syllables [8,12,15,18].
Acquisition commences earlier than previously thought, from age 1;0-1;6 Conradie et Large consonant inventory al.