so·​nant ˈsō-nənt How to pronounce sonant (audio)
sonant noun

Word History


Latin sonant-, sonans, present participle of sonare to sound — more at sound entry 1

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sonant was in 1808

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Cite this Entry

“Sonant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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