Consonant-system



noun, Linguistics.
1.
the consonant phonemes of a language, especially when considered as forming an interrelated and interacting group.

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    [kon sawr-dee-noh, kohn; Italian kawn sawr-dee-naw] /kɒn sɔrˈdi noʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn sɔrˈdi nɔ/ adverb 1. with the mute (used as a direction in music to a string player). adverb 1. (music) See sordino (sense 3)

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  • Consorted

    [noun kon-sawrt, verb kuh n-sawrt] /noun ˈkɒn sɔrt, verb kənˈsɔrt/ noun 1. a husband or wife; spouse, especially of a reigning monarch. Compare , . 2. one vessel or ship accompanying another. 3. Music. 4. a companion, associate, or partner: a confidant and consort of heads of state. 5. accord or agreement. 6. Obsolete. verb […]

  • Consortia

    [kuh n-sawr-shee-uh m, -tee-] /kənˈsɔr ʃi əm, -ti-/ noun, plural consortia [kuh n-sawr-shee-uh, -tee-uh] /kənˈsɔr ʃi ə, -ti ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a combination of financial institutions, capitalists, etc., for carrying into effect some financial operation requiring large resources of capital. 2. any association, partnership, or union. 3. Law. the legal right of partners in […]



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