[awr-uh-ney-zuh l, ohr-]Phonetics
pronounced with the voice issuing through the mouth and the nose simultaneously, as in the nasalized vowels of French.
an orinasal sound.
Origin of orinasal
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pronounced with simultaneous oral and nasal articulation, such as the French nasalized vowels (œ) (as in un), (ɔ̃) (as in bon), and (ɑ̃) (as in blanc)
an orinasal speech sound
Word Origin for orinasal
C19: from Latin ōr- (from ōs mouth) + nasal
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