Sentence Examples with the word spirant

The tenuis becomes a spirant also after r or 1, as in corff from corpus, and Elfin from Alpinus; but It gives llt or ll.

Th in this); the guttural voiced spirant (7) disappeared early in Welsh.

Navarrese-Aragonese does not possess the guttural spirant (j) of Castilian, which is here rendered according to circumstances either by g (Fr.

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In Late Latin there was a tendency to this spirant pronunciation which appears as early as the beginning of the 2nd century A.D.; by the 3rd century b and consonantal u are inextricably confused.

Thus F came to be the representative of the unvoiced labiodental spirant instead of that for the bilabial voiced spirant.