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From Средњи Енглески consonant or consonaunt

, from Стари Француски consonant, from Латински cōnsonāns (sounding with), from the prefix con- (with)

+ the present participle sonāns (sounding)

, from sonāre (to sound)

. The Latin is a calque of Антички Грчки σύμφωνον (súmphōnon).



consonant (plural consonants)

  1. (фонетика) A sound that results from the passage of air through restrictions of the oral cavity; any sound that is not the dominant sound of a syllable, the dominant sound generally being a vowel.
  2. A letter representing the sound of a consonant.
    The 19 unquestionable consonants in the English alphabet are B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X, Z.
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