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continuant

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Adjective, Noun
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con=tin=u=ant

CIDE DICTIONARY

continuanta. 
     Continuing; prolonged; sustained; as, a continuant sound.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

continuant, n. & adj. Phonet.
--n. a speech sound in which the vocal tract is only partly closed, allowing the breath to pass through and the sound to be prolonged (as with f, r, s, v).
--adj. of or relating to such a sound.

Etymology
F continuant and L continuare (as CONTINUE)

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