Hoarse vs. nasal

jokaec

Senior Member
Chinese - Hong Kong
He has a very strong 'hoarse' or 'nasal' voice. He must be sick.

Are they both correct? If so, which is more common? Thank you!
 
  • jokaec

    Senior Member
    Chinese - Hong Kong
    The two words are not synonyms, jokaec. What are you trying to say in your sentence?
    Thank you, Florentia52.
    I just want to know if a person gets cold, normally his voice I'll change. Which one can be used to describe his voice, a hoarse voice or a nasal voice?
     

    PaulQ

    Senior Member
    UK
    English - England
    Both of them can.

    If the throat is sore, then the voice is hoarse; if the nose is blocked, it is nasal.
     
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