epiglottidale

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from epiglottide, from New Latin epiglottis, from Ancient Greek ἐπιγλωττίς (epiglōttís), derived from γλῶττα (glôtta), variant of γλῶσσα (glôssa, tongue).
Surface analysis: epiglottid(e) (epiglottis) +‎ -ale (-al, adjectival derivational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.pi.ɡlot.tiˈda.le/
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: e‧pi‧glot‧ti‧dà‧le

Adjective[edit]

epiglottidale (plural epiglottidali)

  1. (anatomy) pertaining to the epiglottis, epiglottal
  2. (phonetics) epiglottal

Noun[edit]

epiglottidale f (plural epiglottidali)

  1. (phonetics) an epiglottal speech sound
    Synonym: epiglottale

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