Examples from the Web for fricative
Instead of the former there is a g with “fricative” pronunciation, and as in High German the th has passed over into d.
Medial q is usually written (chi), representing the fricative pronunciation: Ealuin and similar.The Central Eskimo|Franz Boas
Spirant, spī′rant, n. a consonant which is fricative or continuable—opp.
British Dictionary definitions for fricative
Word Origin for fricative
Word Origin and History for fricative
1860 (adj.), 1863 (n.), from Modern Latin fricativus, from Latin fricatus, past participle of fricare "to rub" (see friction).