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consonant

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.sə.nənt/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
B1 one of the speech sounds or letters of the alphabet that is not a vowel. Consonants are pronounced by stopping the air from flowing easily through the mouth, especially by closing the lips or touching the teeth with the tongue.
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in Korean 모음…
in Arabic حَرْف ساكِن…
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 Spanish consonante…
in Portuguese consoante…
in German der Konsonant…
in Catalan consonant…
in Japanese 子音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辅音, 辅音字母…
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