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How to Pronounce Consonants: Learn how to pronounce Consonants in English correctly

Learn how to say Consonants correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word consonant:

noun
a basic speech sound in which the breath is at least partly obstructed and which can be combined with a vowel to form a syllable: Contrasted with vowel.
fricatives are by far the largest group of English consonants
a letter representing a consonant.
adjective
1 [attributive] denoting or relating to a consonant:
a consonant phoneme
2 (consonant with) in agreement or harmony with:
the findings are consonant with other research
Music making a harmonious interval or chord:
the bass is consonant with all the upper notes
Derivatives
consonantal
Pronunciation: /-ˈnant(ə)l/

adjective
consonantly
adverb
Origin:
Middle English (in the sense ‘letter representing a consonant’): via Old French from Latin consonare ‘sound together’, from con- ‘with’ + sonare ‘to sound’ (from sonus ‘sound’)