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consonant

con·so·nant

consonant

 
pronunciation:
kan s nnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sound in a language made by stopping or restricting the flow of air through the mouth with the tongue, teeth, lips, or other organs of speech. The sounds represented by the letters "k," "b," "s," and "m" are examples of consonants in English.
definition 2: any letter of an alphabet that represents the sound of a consonant. The letters "p" and "f" are examples of letters that are consonants.
derivation: consonantly (adv.)
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