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Origin of sonant
OTHER WORDS FROM sonant
Words nearby sonant
Example sentences from the Web for sonant
As if the 'internal evidence' of a poem containing no sonant final -e is not enough to condemn it at once.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Surdimū′tism, the condition of being deaf and dumb; Surd′ity, want of sonant quality.
His hands moved quietly; his voice was clear and sonant; his words were few and polite.Life Immovable|Kostes Palamas
The sonant and the interval of each element were measured, and all the pauses except the stanza pause were recorded.
One, for example, gets the accent by a slight increase in intensity, but especially by a pause following the sonant.