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Synonyms for continuant

consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract

of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as 'f', 's', 'z', or 'th' in both 'thin' and 'then')

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According to Continuant Theory, objects are wholly present at each of the times which constitute their life-span.
However, the segmental modification type does range over a number of continuants if affricates are taken into account, so in these cases subhypothesis 2b is supported.
netBOA, which currently manages continuant benefit plans for mid-sized and large companies across the country, will now operate as a business unit of ADP's Major Accounts Services.
degrees] Final p t stops m n Presyllabic p t stops b m Initial s s continuants [?
However, in both components, the most central authors are also categorized as continuants, and are also those who have been active longest in the field.
The forms in (59b) show that the first person object nasal prefix is realized as a nasal before voiced stops, but fuses with the stem-initial continuants /f, s, w/.
I believe that the narrow notion of collective employed here is what the situation calls for, and that taking collectives as continuants would be problematic.
The text contains ten chapters on breath management, posture, laryngeal and intralaryngeal function, resonance balancing, nasal continuants and nonnasal consonants, the phenomenon of vibrato, registration, healthy singing, pedagogical issues and performance concerns.
project continuants on works other people and expands the today results
A view of individuals as constituted of quantities of matter, both understood as continuants enduring over time, is elaborated in some detail.
Fricatives or continuants (these are synonomous terms) are sounds which can be extended in pronunciation, as opposed to "stops" which cannot (cp.
We have been engaged with them on issues such as financial literacy and insurance education for our continuants," said Fred Daniels, board chairman of the Atlanta Urban League.
Young anglers today will become continuants for preserving our fishery resources in the future.
Human beings are continuants, organisms with a history that extends beyond their immediate present, usually forward and backward.