ejective

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Etymology[edit]

eject +‎ -ive

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Adjective[edit]

ejective (not comparable)

  1. Serving to eject, or characterised by ejection.

Noun[edit]

ejective (plural ejectives)

  1. (phonetics) A nonpulmonic consonant formed by squeezing air trapped between the glottis and an articulator further forward, and releasing it suddenly.

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