preconsonantal

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

Definition of preconsonantal

: occurring immediately before a consonant preconsonantal vowel duration

First Known Use of preconsonantal

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Preconsonantal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preconsonantal. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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