• Produced by the friction or rustling of the breath, intonatedor unintonated, through a narrow opening between two of the mouthorgans; uttered through a close approach, but not with a completeclosure, of the organs of articulation, and hence capable of beingcontinued or prolonged; -- said of certain consonantal sounds, as f,v, s, z, etc.-- n.


    Fricative meaning & definition 1 of Fricative.


  • A strong sound or word that produces a strong friction in the vocal tract.

    Fricative meaning & definition 2 of Fricative.


  • Denoting a type of consonant made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing a turbulent air flow.

    Fricative meaning & definition 3 of Fricative.

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