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consonant
used in Pygmalion

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Definition
a letter of the alphabet (or a speech sound) that is not a vowel
  • As if I ever stop thinking about the girl and her confounded vowels and consonants.
    Act 3 (83% in)
consonants = speech sounds that are not vowels
  • Therefore, though the whole point of his "Current Shorthand" is that it can express every sound in the language perfectly, vowels as well as consonants, and that your hand has to make no stroke except the easy and current ones with which you write m, n, and u, l, p, and q, scribbling them at whatever angle comes easiest to you, his unfortunate determination to make this remarkable and quite legible script serve also as a Shorthand reduced it in his own practice to the most inscrutable...
    Preface (48% in)
consonants = speech sounds that are not vowels
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