oclusive

Oclusive vs Fricative - What's the difference?

oclusive | fricative |


As a noun fricative is

(phonetics) any of several sounds produced by air flowing through a constriction in the oral cavity and typically producing a sibilant, hissing, or buzzing quality; a fricative consonant english /f/ and /s/ are fricatives.

As an adjective fricative is

(phonetics) produced by air flowing through a restriction in the oral cavity.