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formant

See also: Formant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Formant (formant), from Latin fōrmāns (shaping, forming, fashioning), present participle of fōrmō (I shape, form, fashion, format).

NounEdit

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formant (plural formants)

  1. (physics) A band of frequencies, in a sound spectrum, that have a greater intensity; they determine the quality of a sound; especially the characteristic sounds of the consonants.
  2. (linguistics) a morpheme occurring as an affix to a root or stem, forming an extended root or stem

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

formant

  1. Present participle of former.

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

formant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of formō

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fȏrma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fǒrmant/
  • Hyphenation: for‧mant

NounEdit

fòrmant m (Cyrillic spelling фо̀рмант)

  1. (grammar) formative

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • formant” in Hrvatski jezični portal