con·so·nan·tal·ize | \ ˌkän(t)səˈnantᵊlˌīz \
variants: or less commonly consonantize \ ˈkän(t)sənənˌtīz \
Definition of consonantalize
: to change into or articulate as a consonant (as when the ē in piteous is pronounced \y\ rather than \ē\)
: to change a vowel to a consonant the tendency to consonantalize
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