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Antonyms for consonantal

being or marked by or containing or functioning as a consonant


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The deceleration effect borne out of the stress clash of "one needs one's" is augmented by the /n/ consonantal clash: "one needs.
Vocalic alternations only are analyzed because consonantal contrasts represent allophonic phenomena.
W Like J, the letter W is a relatively recent addition to the English alphabet, originating as a consonantal variant of the double U; U in turn was originally a variant form of the letter V.
5) No sistema fonologico estao marcados com um traco os espacos ocupados, no sistema-alvo (veja-se quadro em (1)), por um segmento consonantal que ainda se faz lacunar na fonologia da crianca.
Like the presentation of vowels, the discussion of consonants includes the main consonantal phenomena and their results in standard Italian and a variety of dialects.
Ophelia, on the other hand, chooses the vocal language of song, not the consonantal language of reason.
Literary 'Africanized' Spanish as a research tool: dating consonantal reduction".
It is a consonantal alphabet with about 40 geometric letters.
Agamben's--and before him Valery's--tension between sense and sound appears in the sonic fade of the soft consonantal fricative sc-and the repetition of the equally flowing-u in "sciagure umane.
The part-opened lips of the consonantal sounding resist the closure of touch.
In other early poetry one hears occasional echoes of the terse physicality of John Donne, and the consonantal word-play of Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Thus stabilized, the etymology of every Arabic word can be immediately traced to one of the fifteen verbal forms--even when it occurs in its most derivative state--making it possible to connect with the living source of the fundamental meanings of its consonantal root.
4) Hopkins was put off by "the clogged consonantal tongue twisting," or what someone else has called Browning's "lumpy and gritty erudition.
So, let us look at examples of the six consonantal letter shifts.
The rhythmic beat of 'good', 'got', and "born' while catching the consonantal nuances of colloquial speech, carries an ambiguous sensepattern--'good' suggests both moral right and truly 'caught'; "got' begotten but also 'fixed for good', and' born' turns incrementally back into the ordinary decent world of 'proper' meaning.