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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract.

Usage examples (36)
  • They have an air sac that may function as a buoyancy device, for air storage during diving, or for "phonation" (Kelly 1988).
  • Both gemination and creaky phonation are a form of fortition.
  • Winter's Law in Balto-Slavic, "Hybrid Theory" and phonation - Part 1
  • Winter's Law in Balto-Slavic, "Hybrid Theory" and phonation - Part 2 for more
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