glottidale

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from glottide, from New Latin glottis, from Ancient Greek γλῶττίς (glôttís), derived from γλῶττα (glôtta), variant of γλῶσσα (glôssa, tongue).
Surface analysis: glottid(e) (glottis) +‎ -ale (-al, adjectival derivational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡlot.tiˈda.le/, [ɡl̺ot̪ːiˈd̪äːl̺e̞]
  • Stress: glottidàle
  • Hyphenation: glot‧ti‧da‧le

Adjective[edit]

glottidale (masculine and feminine plural glottidali)

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

Noun[edit]

glottidale f (plural glottidali)

  1. (phonetics) A glottal speech sound.

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