Glottal
Glottal Glot"tal, a. Of or pertaining to, or produced by, the glottis; glottic. [1913 Webster]

{Glottal catch}, an effect produced upon the breath or voice by a sudden opening or closing of the glotts. --Sweet.


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  • glottal — glottal, ale, aux [ glɔtal, o ] adj. • 1888; de glotte ♦ Phonét. Qui est émis au niveau de la glotte. Consonne glottale, ou n. f. une glottale (ex. h anglais dans hot). ● glottal, glottale, glottaux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Glottal — can mean: *related to the glottis. *related to the vocal folds. *glottal consonant. *related to glottalization …   Wikipedia

  • glottal — 1846; see GLOTTIS (Cf. glottis) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Glossal is attested from 1860 …   Etymology dictionary

  • glottal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or produced by the glottis …   English terms dictionary

  • glottal — [glät′ikglät′ l] adj. of or produced in or at the glottis: also glottic [glät′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • Glottal — 11. glottal (linke Stimmlippen) 12. epiglottal (Epiglottis) Als Glottal wird in der Phonetik eine Lautbildung bezeichnet, bei der die Stimmritze, auch Glottis genannt, als Artikulationsorgan dient. Dabei wird zwischen ingressiven und egressiven… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • glottal — I UK [ˈɡlɒt(ə)l] / US [ˈɡlɑt(ə)l] adjective linguistics a glottal sound is one that you make in speaking when you partly or completely stop air as it passes through the throat II UK [ˈɡlɒt(ə)l] / US [ˈɡlɑt(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms glottal …   English dictionary

  • Glottal — Consonne glottale Point d’articulation Labial Bilabial Labio dental Coronal (Apical, Laminal) Linguo labial Dental …   Wikipédia en Français

  • glottal — adjective Date: circa 1846 of, relating to, or produced in or by the glottis < glottal constriction > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glottal — /glot l/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the glottis. 2. Phonet. articulated at the glottis. n. 3. See glottal stop. [1840 50; GLOTT(IS) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

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