Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of nasal.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I used to have my students recite this poem to work on their nasals!!!

    sanglot - French Word-A-Day

  • By the end of our trip, I could hear more than southern drawls, northern nasals, and New York "cahs".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Still, I have to agree that given unwritten coda nasals, extending that rule to include unwritten coda /s/ is a preferrable solution.

    Linear A treatment of consonant clusters

  • The remains, found in a massive mudstone, indicated a minimum number of three juvenile individuals, based on the presence of three left nasals.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Frisian has an almost complete set of guttural/velar, dental/alveolar, labial/labiodental consonants voiced and unvoiced plosives, voiced and unvoiced fricatives, nasals and half-vocals, an s, sh, r and l.

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • Lacking vowels or glides to form a syllabic nucleus, the next likely phonemes used at the heart of a syllable are resonants ie. liquids and nasals.

    Oddly formed locatives with inessive postclitic in Etruscan

  • The rostrum in rorquals is long and tapers to a point (though it is comparatively broad in blue whales) and, in contrast to other mysticetes, a stout finger-like extension of the maxillary bone extends posteriorly, overlapping the nasals and abutting the supraoccipital (the shield-like plate that forms the rear margin of the skull).

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • I used to have my students recite this poem to work on their nasals!

    sanglot - French Word-A-Day

  • Laterals l ja r are very common as are nasals m and n of which n becomes velar before a velar consonant.

    Boing Boing: November 5, 2006 - November 11, 2006 Archives

  • It could have been a good song if not for her nasals (aka vocals) ... but ..

    dailycomic Diary Entry

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