See also: Anlaut

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Anlaut, from an- (on, at the beginning) + Laut (sound).

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anlaut (plural anlauts)

  1. (linguistics) The first sound of a word (word-initial position) or syllable (syllable-initial position).
    Antonym: auslaut
    Coordinate term: onset

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