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nasal in Linguistics topic

nasalnasal2 noun [countable] technical  SLa particular speech sound such as /m/, /n/, or /ŋ/ that is made through your nose
Examples from the Corpus
nasalNotice that the name Makah has a nasal consonant-thus appearing to contradict the claim that these languages have no nasals.Grimacing, I noticed my voice was attaining characteristics of the hideous local accent-the horrifying, flat, Rochester nasal.Of the syllabic nasals, the most frequently found and the most important is.Table 4.2 also shows that back realizations are favoured by following fricatives, non-velar voiced stops and non-velar nasals.Syllabic velar nasal is also possible in this context.A new phoneme, the velar nasal, was born.