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Adjective: nasal  ney-zul
  1. Sounding as if the nose were pinched
    "a whining nasal voice";
    - adenoidal, pinched
  2. Of, in or relating to the nose
    "nasal passages";
    - rhinal
Noun: nasal  ney-zul
  1. A consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
    - nasal consonant
  2. An elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
    - nasal bone, os nasale

Derived forms: nasals

See also: high, high-pitched

Type of: bone, consonant, os[2]

Part of: bridge

Encyclopedia: Nasal