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consonantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑn·sə·nənt/
grammar a speech sound produced by human beings when the breath that flows out through the mouth is blocked by the teeth, tongue, or lips grammar A consonant is also a letter that represents a sound produced in this way: Except for the vowels in English – a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y – all the letters are consonants.
Translations of “consonant”
in Arabic حَرْف ساكِن…
in Korean 모음…
in Malaysian konsonan…
in French consonne…
in Turkish ünsüz/sessiz harf…
in Italian consonante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輔音, 輔音字母…
in Russian согласная буква…
in Polish spółgłoska…
in Vietnamese phụ âm…
in Spanish consonante…
in Portuguese consoante…
in Thai พยัญชนะ…
in German der Konsonant…
in Catalan consonant…
in Japanese 子音…
in Indonesian konsonan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辅音, 辅音字母…
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