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Definition of Nasal

Nasal

  1. Of or pertaining to the nose.
  2. Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.
  3. An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.
  4. A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.
  5. Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.
  6. One of the nasal bones.
  7. A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.

Nasal Translations

nasal in Dutch is nasaal, neus-
nasal in French is nasal
nasal in German is nasal
nasal in Italian is nasale
nasal in Spanish is nasal

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