postconsonantal

[ pohst-kon-suh-nan-tl ]
/ ˌpoʊst kɒn səˈnæn tl /

adjective Phonetics.

immediately following a consonant.

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Origin of postconsonantal

First recorded in 1930–35; post- + consonantal
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Example sentences from the Web for postconsonantal

  • This applies more particularly to the verses affected by the question of postconsonantal h, which are quite few in number.

    The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick