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Sonant

 

in terms of the functional characteristics of sounds, a consonant that functions as a syllabic element (peak of sonority), as in the French interjection pstt and the Russian interjection ks-ks! The concept of sonants plays an important role in Indo-European linguistics in the reconstruction of nonsyllabic consonantal sonantization, which is reflected in different ways in the phonetic structure of morphemes in various Indo-European languages. In terms of the articulatory characteristics of sounds in the narrow sense, sonants are resonant consonants.

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(47) We should pay particular attention to this apparently trivial remark which, in its expanded form, reads as follows: it is only insofar as 'a' has a name, insofar as 'A' is a proper name, that the letter 'a' can be said to be 'a; that 'a' is identical to itself (albeit as part of a differential 'sonant structure').
As far as instruments are concerned, you keep saying "less sonant", and I don't agree with that.
The costs to implement included the in-house staff, consultants, and the purchase of the Sonant products.
Quare accipienda sunt verba simpliciter sicut sonant, neque tropi qui ex aliis locis utantur ([90.sup.r]) probant hic tropum esse.
etimologiju, a to je geminirani sonant vv (tu cinjenicu sam autor ne spominje).
The pupil must first attack the note according to the nature of the consonant, which may be hard or soft or sonant, etc., or according to the character of the vowel, but as Herbst expresses it, "on the right note," and I may add with precision and fixed larynx.
San Juan de la Cruz escribiria, a finales del siglo xvi, expresiones que, prout sonant, podrian tomarse casi como una transformacion pan-cosmica del alma, elevada a grados sublimes de contemplacion, lo que se ha denominado el <<abrazo cosmico>> sanjuanista: <<Mios son los cielos y mia es la tierra; mias son las gentes los justos son mios, y mios los pecadores; los angeles mios, y la Madre de Dios y todas las cosas mias; y el mismo Dios es mio y para mi, porque Cristo es mio y todo para mi>> (29).
67r.19): quia illa dictio que aspiratur tracta esta barbaris apud quos aspirationes sonant etiam ante uocales ut praehendo, en explicitant la diversite des conditions syntagmatiques, qui apud barbaros admettent l'aspiration etiam ante uocales et dont le systeme graphique permet de noter un fait phonique concret grace a une littera.
That is to say, for this rule the segment in question would be specified for input simply as a non-grave sonant continuant.
licu jednine prezenta u hrvatskome crkvenoslavenskom jeziku, a model je prikazan na svim glagolskim leksemima iz kartoteke Rjecnika crkvenoslavenskoga jezika hrvatske redakcije s temeljnom osnovom na -i- kojima prethodi zubni sonant. U clanku Amira Kapetanovica Jesu li endocentricne imenicke slozenice tvorbena inovacija u hrvatskom jeziku 19.
The pupil must first attack the note according to the nature of the consonant, which may be hard or soft or sonant, or according to the character of the vowel, but, as Andreas Herbst expresses it, "on the right note," and I may add with precision and fixed larynx.
Rather, this notion dates back to the momentous reconstruction of the behavior of Indo-European sonants in the 19th century (Goldsmith 2011: 1).