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spirante

Eng    fricative1, spirant

nFS

Synonym(s): constrictive, fricative

Type of: consonne

Related term(s): approximante, continue

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Builles 1998: 142-144 (aussi "spirante ultrabrève"), 170; Dubois etal. 1994: 440; Mackay 1989: 55, 106; Martinet 1960: 48; Neveu 2004: 270 (= consonne spirante); Saussure 1949: 72-73


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  free variation of phonemes
  free verse
  Frege's principle
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  frequency (of occurrence)
  frequent
  frequentative
fricative1
  fricative2
  fricativization
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