consonant system


noun Linguistics.

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

Nearby words

  1. consomme,
  2. consommé,
  3. consonance,
  4. consonant,
  5. consonant shift,
  6. consonantal,
  7. consonantal alliteration,
  8. consonantalize,
  9. consonantism,
  10. consonantize

Compare vowel system.

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