[ kon-suh-nuh n-tahyz ]
/ ˈkɒn sə nənˌtaɪz /
verb (used with or without object), con·so·nan·tized, con·so·nan·tiz·ing.
Why Are A, E, I, O, U, And Y Called “Vowels”?In elementary school, we all learned the vowels of the English language: A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y. But, what makes a vowel a vowel?
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Also especially British, con·so·nan·tise.
Origin of consonantize
First recorded in 1875–80
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