orinasal

orinasal

[awr-uh-ney-zuhl, ohr-] Phonetics.
adjective
1.
pronounced with the voice issuing through the mouth and the nose simultaneously, as in the nasalized vowels of French.
noun
2.
an orinasal sound.
Also, oronasal.


Origin:
1865–70; < Latin ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -i- + nasal1

orinasally, adverb
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orinasal (ˌɔːrɪˈneɪzəl)
 
adj
1.  pronounced with simultaneous oral and nasal articulation, such as the French nasalized vowels () (as in un), () (as in bon), and () (as in blanc)
 
n
2.  an orinasal speech sound
 
[C19: from Latin ōr- (from ōs mouth) + nasal]
 
ori'nasally
 
adv

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