Definition of prenasalization in English:

prenasalization

(also prenasalisation)

noun

Linguistics
  • The occurrence or articulation of a brief nasal sound before a consonant, the combination of the two sounds being regarded as a single phonological unit.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Language. From pre- + nasalization.

Pronunciation

prenasalization

/ˌpriːneɪz(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌpriːneɪzəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/