noun con·so·nant·ism \ˈkän(t)sənənˌtizəm\

Definition of consonantism



  1. 1 :  the consonant system (as of a language or dialect)

  2. 2 :  the consonants, sequence of consonants, or quality peculiar to the consonants of a word or group of related words the consonantism of the 4 words hardly seems … to point to Scandinavian origin — Stephen Ullmann

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