Origin of fricative
Related Words for fricativeclick, consonant, liquid, phone, sonant, affricate, diphthong, implosive, plosive, sibilant, spirant, syllable, vocable
Examples from the Web for fricative
Historical Examples of fricative
Medial q is usually written (chi), representing the fricative pronunciation: Ealuin and similar.The Central Eskimo
Instead of the former there is a g with “fricative” pronunciation, and as in High German the th has passed over into d.
Spirant, spī′rant, n. a consonant which is fricative or continuable—opp.
Word Origin for fricative
1860 (adj.), 1863 (n.), from Modern Latin fricativus, from Latin fricatus, past participle of fricare "to rub" (see friction).