Complete Definition of "nasal"

see|Nasal
English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪzÉl|-eɪzÉl

Adjective
en-adj-more

  1. anatomy Of or pertaining to the nose.
  2. phonetics Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng; characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.

Translations
trans-top|pertaining to the nose
Czech: t-|cs|nosní|m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|having a quality imparted by means of the nose
Dutch: t+|nl|nasaal
trans-mid
Welsh: t-|cy|trwynol|xs=Welsh
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.
  2. medicine archaic A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.
  3. phonetics A nasal vowel or consonant.
  4. (armour) Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.

#*1909, Charles Henry Ashdown, European Arms & Armor, page 78,
#*:The nasal continued in use until about 1140, when it was generally discarded, but isolated examples may be found in every succeeding century down to the seventeenth.

  1. anatomy One of the nasal bones.
  2. zoology A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.

Translations
trans-top|a nasal vowel or consonant
Croatian: t-|hr|nazal|m, t-|hr|nosnik|m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Derived terms
nasal bone (anatomy)
nasal cavity (anatomy)
nasal fossa (anatomy)
nasal index (anatomy)
nasal vowel (phonetics)

Category:armor


French

Adjective
nasal (plural: nasaux)

  1. nasal

Related terms
nasale
nasalisation
nasaliser
naseau
nasiller
nez


German

Etymology
Latin nasus + -al

Pronunciation
/naËzaËl/

Adjective
nasal

  1. nasal

Related terms
Nase

Compounds
nasalieren
Nasalierung
Nasalität
Nasallaut


Portuguese

Adjective
nasal (plural nasais)

  1. nasal

Noun
nasal f

  1. nasal consonant

Noun
nasal m

  1. nasal bone

Related terms
nasalação
nasalar
nasalidade
nariz


Spanish

Adjective
es-adj|masculine pluralnasales|femininenasal|feminine plural=nasales

  1. nasal

Noun
nasal f

  1. nasal consonant

Related terms
nasalidad
nasalización
nasalizar
nariz

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