consonantal

adjective
con·​so·​nan·​tal | \ ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈnan-tᵊl How to pronounce consonantal (audio) , -ˈnen- \

Definition of consonantal

: relating to, being, or marked by a consonant or group of consonants

First Known Use of consonantal

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consonantal

consonant entry 2 + -al entry 1

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The first known use of consonantal was in 1795

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consonant

consonantal

consonantalization

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“Consonantal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consonantal. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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