Definition of prenasalized in English:

prenasalized

(also prenasalised)

adjective

Linguistics
  • Of a consonant: pronounced with initial nasalization; characterized by prenasalization.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in American Anthropologist. From pre- + nasalized, after prenasalization.

Pronunciation

prenasalized

/priːˈneɪzəlʌɪzd//priːˈneɪz(ə)lʌɪzd/