manner of articulation


noun Phonetics.

the degree of obstruction or the type of channel imposed upon the passage of air at a given place of articulation, as denoted by such categories as stop, fricative, nasal, and semivowel.

Nearby words

  1. mannan,
  2. mannar,
  3. manned,
  4. mannequin,
  5. manner,
  6. mannered,
  7. mannerheim,
  8. mannerheim line,
  9. mannerism,
  10. mannerist

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