Root Word of the Day: CONSONANT

consonant (adj) – in agreement or harmony; corresponding in sound
BREAKDOWN: CON- (with) + SON- (sound) + -ANT (state or quality)
— a consonant is a speech sound that is not a vowel
consonance is agreement or harmony


This word is built on the root SON-, which means sound.
Common SON- words include sonar, sonic, and sound.
More esoteric SON- words include assonant, sonata, soniferous, and sonnet.

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