fricative vs strident what difference

what is difference between fricative and strident

English

Etymology

New Latin fricativus, from Classical Latin fricāre, present active infinitive of fricō (I rub).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) enPR: frĭk’ətĭv, IPA(key): /ˈfɹɪkətɪv/

Noun

fricative (plural fricatives)

  1. (phonetics) Any of several sounds produced by air flowing through a constriction in the oral cavity and typically producing a sibilant, hissing, or buzzing quality; a fricative consonant.
    Synonym: (archaic) spirant
    Hyponyms: strident, sibilant
    Coordinate terms: approximant, lateral, nasal, trill, plosive
    • 1953, Samuel Beckett, Watt
      Watt listened for a time, for the voice was far from unmelodious. The fricatives in particular were pleasing.

Derived terms

  • dental fricative
  • groove fricative
  • lateral fricative
  • slit fricative

Translations

Adjective

fricative (comparative more fricative, superlative most fricative)

  1. (phonetics) produced by air flowing through a restriction in the oral cavity.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • friction

Translations

See also

  • affricate
  • approximant
  • lateral
  • nasal
  • plosive
  • sibilant

Further reading

  • Fricative consonant on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʁi.ka.tiv/

Noun

fricative f (plural fricatives)

  1. (phonetics) fricative

Adjective

fricative

  1. feminine singular of fricatif

Further reading

  • “fricative” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Adjective

fricative

  1. feminine plural of fricativo

Noun

fricative f pl

  1. plural of fricativa

Anagrams

  • vetrifica


English

Etymology

From French strident, from Latin strīdēns, present active participle of strīdō.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈstɹaɪ.dənt/, [ˈstɹaɪdˀnt]

Adjective

strident (comparative more strident, superlative most strident)

  1. Loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding
  2. Grating or obnoxious
  3. (nonstandard) Vigorous; making strides

Derived terms

  • stridently
  • stridency

Related terms

Translations

Noun

strident (plural stridents)

  1. (linguistics) One of a class of s-like fricatives produced by an airstream directed at the upper teeth.
    Hypernym: fricative

Translations

References

  • strident in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “strident”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • tridents

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stʁi.dɑ̃/

Adjective

strident (feminine singular stridente, masculine plural stridents, feminine plural stridentes)

  1. strident; producing a high-pitched or piercing sound

Further reading

  • “strident” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • tridents

Latin

Verb

strīdent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of strīdō

Romanian

Etymology

From French strident, from Latin stridens.

Adjective

strident m or n (feminine singular stridentă, masculine plural stridenți, feminine and neuter plural stridente)

  1. strident

Declension


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