how to pronounce consonant

kɑːnsənənt

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“… followed by a consonant Oliva it sounds …”

meanings of consonant

adjective:

  1. Harmonizing together; accordant.
  2. Of or relating to consonants; made up of, or containing many, consonants.
  3. Having the same sound.
  4. Characterized by harmony or agreement.

noun:

  1. A letter representing the sound of a consonant.
  2. A sound that results from the passage of air through restrictions of the oral cavity; any sound that is not the dominant sound of a syllable, the dominant sound generally being a vowel.