- of sound
- having sound; sounding
Origin of sonantClassical Latin sonans, sounding, present participle of sonare, to sound
- a syllabic consonant
- a voiced sound
Voiced, as a speech sound.
- A voiced speech sound.
- A syllabic consonant in Indo-European.
Origin of sonantLatin sonāns sonant- present participle of sonāre to sound ; see swen- in Indo-European roots.
- Of or pertaining to sound; sounding.
- (linguistics) voiced
- (linguistics) A voiced letter.
- Indo-Germanic sonants and consonants
Latin sonans, sonantis.