Continuant



[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh nt] /kənˈtɪn yu ənt/ Phonetics

noun
1.
a consonant, as f or s, that may be prolonged without change of quality.
Compare (def 34).
adjective
2.
pertaining to or noting a continuant.
/kənˈtɪnjʊənt/
noun
1.
a speech sound, such as (l), (r), (f), or (s), in which the closure of the vocal tract is incomplete, allowing the continuous passage of the breath
adjective
2.
relating to or denoting a continuant

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