Definition of spirant
n. - A term used differently by different authorities; -- by some as equivalent to fricative, -- that is, as including all the continuous consonants, except the nasals m, n, ng; with the further exception, by others, of the liquids r, l, and the semivowels w, y; by others limited to f, v, th surd and sonant, and the sound of German ch, -- thus excluding the sibilants, as well as the nasals, liquids, and semivowels. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 197-208. 2
The word "spirant" uses 7 letters: A I N P R S T.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after spirant (in bold), or to ainprst in any order:
a - aspirant partisan c - cantrips e - painters pantries pertains pinaster pristane repaints g - partings h - tranship o - atropins s - spirants u - puritans
Shorter words found within spirant:
ai ain ains air airn airns airs airt airts ais ait aits an ani anis ant anti antis ants apt ar ars art arts as asp astir at atrip in inapt ins instar is it its na nap naps naris nip nipa nipas nips nit nits pa pain pains paint paints pair pairs pan pans pant pants par paris pars part parts pas past pat patin patins pats pi pia pian pians pias pin pina pinas pins pint pinta pintas pints pirn pirns pis pit pita pitas pits prat prats print prints psi ptisan rain rains ran rani ranis rant rants rap rapist raps rapt ras rasp rat rats ria riant rias rin rins rip rips sain saint santir sap sari sarin sat sati satin si sin sip sir sit sitar snap snip snit spa spait span spar spat spin spirt spit sprain sprat sprint sprit sri stain stair star stir stirp strain strap stria strip ta tain tains tan tans tap tapir tapirs tapis taps tar tarn tarns tarp tarps tars tarsi tas ti tin tins tip tips tis train trains trans trap traps trip trips tsar
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