anlaut

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Etymology[edit]

From German Anlaut, from an- (on, at the beginning) + Laut (sound).

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Noun[edit]

anlaut (plural anlauts)

  1. (linguistics) The first sound of a word (word-initial position) or syllable (syllable-initial position).

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