consonantal

or con·so·nan·tic

[ kon-suh-nan-tl ]
/ ˌkɒn səˈnæn tl /

adjective

of, or of the nature of, a consonant.
marked by consonant sounds.

Origin of consonantal

First recorded in 1785–95; consonant + -al1

Related forms

con·so·nan·tal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for consonantal

consonantal

/ (ˌkɒnsəˈnæntəl) /

adjective

relating to, functioning as, or constituting a consonant, such as the semivowel w in English work
consisting of or characterized by consonantsa consonantal cluster

Derived Forms

consonantally, adverb
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