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A nasal voice is a type of speaking voice characterized by speech with a "nasal" quality to it. It can also occur naturally because of genetic variation. In vocal context, the opposite of nasal is adenoidal or denasal.Nasal speech can be divided into hypo-nasal or hyper-nasal.
Hyper-nasal speech Hyper-nasal speech is inappropriate increased airflow through the nose during speech, especially with plosives and fricatives (syllables that begin with a consonant). Examples of hyper-nasal speech include cleft palate and velopharyngeal insufficiency.
People described as having nasal voices
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