consonantalize

[ kon-suh-nan-tl-ahyz ]
/ ˌkɒn səˈnæn tlˌaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), con·so·nan·tal·ized, con·so·nan·tal·iz·ing. Phonetics.

to change into or become changed into a consonant (contrasted with vocalize).

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Also especially British, con·so·nan·tal·ise.

Origin of consonantalize

OTHER WORDS FROM consonantalize

con·so·nan·tal·i·za·tion, noun
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