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Definition of: fricative

(frikə·tiv) Phonet. adjective
Describing those consonants that are produced by the forced escape and friction of the breath through a narrow aperture, as (f), (v), (th).
noun A consonant so produced. Also called spirant.
[<NL fricativus <L fricare rub]

Most often used phrases:

velar fricative
dental fricative
lateral fricative
uvular fricative
postalveolar fricative
glottal fricative
alveolar fricative
palatal fricative
labiodental fricative
pharyngeal fricative
bilabial fricative
ejective fricative
voiced fricative
voiceless fricative
retroflex fricative

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