nazalizēt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nazāls (nasal) +‎ -izēt. Clearly not formed as such in Lithuanian, but borrowed and adapted from other European languages.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

nazalizēt tr., 2nd conj., pres. nazalizēju, nazalizē, nazalizē, past nazalizēju

  1. (phonetics, phonology) to nasalize (to pronounce a sound with simultaneous airflow through the nose)
    nazalizēt līdzskani — to nazalize a consonant
    nazalizēt patskani — to nasalize a vowel

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