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Meaning of ASSIBILATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
  2. [n]  the development of a consonant phoneme into a sibilant
 

ASSIBILATION is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: sibilation
 
 See Also: development, evolution, pronunciation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*sib`i*la"tion\, n.
Change of a non-sibilant letter to a sibilant, as of -tion to
-shun, duke to ditch.

 

 

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