glottal

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glottal ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the glottis.

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Noun[edit]

glottal ‎(plural glottals)

  1. (linguistics) A sound made with the glottis

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from glott(e) ‎(glottis) +‎ -al ‎(-al, adjectival derivational suffix).

Adjective[edit]

glottal m ‎(feminine singular glottale, masculine plural glottaux, feminine plural glottales)

  1. (anatomy) pertaining to the glottis, glottal
  2. (phonetics) articulated with the glottis, glottal

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