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  constellation
  constituant1
  constituant2
  constituant immédiat (CI)
  constituer
  constrictif
  constriction
constrictive
  construction
  construction à double objet
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fricative1

Fr    constrictive, fricative, spirante

nS

Synonym(s): spirant

Type of: consonant1

Related term(s): approximant, close approximation, continuant2, friction, narrowing, restriction of the air passage

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 110; Clark & Clark 1977: 181; Collinge 1990: 12; Crystal 2003: 189-190; Dell 1980[trans.]: 42-43; ELL: 3064; Finch 2000: 58; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 90 (= close approximant); Hock 1986: 13-14; Lyons 1971: 104; MacKay 1989: 151 (also "constrictive"), 171; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 49; Onishi 1981: 209-211; Palmatier 1972: 59; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 77; Richards etal. 1992: 148; Saussure 1959[trans.]: 46; Trask 1996: 151; Wales 1989: 193-194

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  free variation of phonemes
  free verse
  Frege's principle
  frequency
  frequency (of occurrence)
  frequent
  frequentative
fricative1
  fricative2
  fricativization
  friction
  front1
  front2
  fronted1
  fronted2

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