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IPA: /'glɒ.t(ə)l/

AdjectiveEdit

glottal (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the glottis.
  2. (phonetics) articulated with the glottis

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NounEdit

glottal (plural glottals)

  1. (linguistics) A sound made with the glottis

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EtymologyEdit

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

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glottal (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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