nasally

[ney-zuh-lee, -zuhl-lee]
adverb
1.
in a nasal manner.
2.
by inhaling through the nose: to take drugs nasally.

Origin:
1840–50; nasal1 + -ly

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nasal (ˈneɪzəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the nose
2.  phonetics pronounced with the soft palate lowered allowing air to escape via the nasal cavity instead of or as well as through the mouth
 
n
3.  a nasal speech sound, such as English m, n, or ng
4.  another word for nosepiece
 
[C17: from French from Late Latin nāsālis, from Latin nāsus nose]
 
nasality
 
n
 
'nasally
 
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