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  consonne labio(-)dentale
  consonne latente
  consonne matte
  consonne pharyngalisée
  consonne rétroflexe
  consonne sonore
  consonne sourde
consonne syllabique
  consonne uvulaire
  consonne vélaire
  consonne vélarisée
  consonne vibrante
  constante
  constatation
  constatif

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English

syllabic consonant

[Subentry of consonant1, syllabic]

Fr    consonne syllabique, sonante2, sonante syllabique, syllabème

Synonym(s): sonant3

Antonym(s): asyllabic sound

Related term(s): (syllable) nucleus, center2, peak of the syllable, syllabic nucleus, syllabicity

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 448; Dell 1980[trans.]: 44-45 (= syllabic sonorant); Dineen 1967: 28; Doke 1935: 207; ELL: 5177; Finch 2000: 68; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 227; Mackay 1989: 223, 228; Matthews 1997: 366; Nash 1968: 234; Onishi 1981: 582; Pike, K. 1967: 365 (syllabeme = emic syllable); Trask 1996: 344


English word list

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  survey
  surveyor
  suspense
  suspension points
  swear word
  syllabary
  syllabic
  syllabic peak
  syllabic phoneme
  syllabic stress
  syllabication
  syllabicity
  syllabification
  syllabify
  syllable

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