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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.
Nasal speech can be divided into hypo-nasal or hyper-nasal.
Hypernasal speech or hyperrhinolalia or rhinolalia aperta is inappropriate increased airflow through the nose during speech, especially with syllables that beginning with plosive and fricative consonants.
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