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sibilant

Fr    fricative en creux, sifflante

nS

Synonym(s): groove(d) fricative

Type of: consonant1

Related term(s): assibilation, strident consonant

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 121-122; Crystal 2003: 417 (also "non-sibilant", "sibilance"); ELL: 5170; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 208 (= groove spirant, whistling consonant); Hock 1986: 14; Mackay 1989: 222; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 50; Matthews 1997: 340; Nash 1968: 216 (sibilant consonant); Onishi 1981: 504-505; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 196; Richards etal. 1992: 333; Trask 1996: 322 (also "sibilance", "non-sibilant")


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