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sonant

so·nant

sonant

pronunciation:
so nnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or producing sound.
definition 2: of a speech sound, voiced. (Cf. surd.)
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a speech sound that constitutes a syllable by itself, or that subordinates to itself other sounds in a syllable.
definition 2: a speech sound that is voiced. (Cf. surd.)
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The word sonant contains the following part: