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auslaut (plural auslauts)
- (linguistics) The last sound of a word (word-final position) or syllable (syllable-final position).
1928, J. P. Harrington, Vocabulary of the Kiowa Language:
- Examples also occur of the elision of the second element of the diphthong iH in word auslaut before ’H […]