Translation of devoice in Spanish:

devoice

desonorizar, v.

Pronunciation /diːˈvɔɪs//diˈvɔɪs/

transitive verb

Linguistics

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    desonorizar
    • Final voiced consonants tend to be devoiced: ‘dok’ for dog, ‘piecess’ for pieces.
    • The other step in making granted sound exactly the same as granite is to devoice the final /d/.
    • Among other things, it's not uncommon to hear a German native speaker devoicing at least some final consonants while speaking English.