nasal vowel

nasal vowel
A vowel that is produced with a lowering of the velum so that air escapes both through nose as well as the mouth.
Ant: oral vowel

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  • Nasal vowel — Nasal ◌̃ ◌̨ IPA number 424 …   Wikipedia

  • Nasal — Na sal (n[=a] zal), a. [F., from L. nasus the nose. See {Nose}.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phon.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nasal bones — Nasal Na sal (n[=a] zal), a. [F., from L. nasus the nose. See {Nose}.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phon.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nasal index — Nasal Na sal (n[=a] zal), a. [F., from L. nasus the nose. See {Nose}.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phon.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vowel — In phonetics, a vowel is a sound in spoken language, such as English ah! IPA| [ɑː] or oh! IPA| [oʊ] , pronounced with an open vocal tract so that there is no build up of air pressure at any point above the glottis. This contrasts with consonants …   Wikipedia

  • nasal — 1. adjective /ˈneɪzəl/ a) Of or pertaining to the nose. b) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or… …   Wiktionary

  • Nasal sound — In linguistics, a nasal sound can be a nasal consonant a nasal vowel See also Nasalization Nasal (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Nasal palatal approximant — ȷ̃ view · talk …   Wikipedia

  • Nasal release — ◌ⁿ IPA number 425 Encoding Entity (decimal) #8319; …   Wikipedia

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