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orinasal

[awr-uh-ney-zuh l, ohr-] /ˌɔr əˈneɪ zəl, ˌoʊr-/
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
1865-1870
1865-70; < Latin ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -i- + nasal1
Related forms
orinasally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for orinasally

orinasal

/ˌɔːrɪˈneɪzəl/
adjective
1.
pronounced with simultaneous oral and nasal articulation, such as the French nasalized vowels (œ) (as in un), (ɔ̃) (as in bon), and (ɑ̃) (as in blanc)
noun
2.
an orinasal speech sound
Derived Forms
orinasally, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Latin ōr- (from ōs mouth) + nasal
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