laryngeal
I. adjective Date: 1795 1. of, relating to, or used on the larynx <
a laryngeal obstruction
>
2. produced by or with constriction of the larynx <
laryngeal articulation of sounds
>
II. noun Date: circa 1902 1. an anatomical part (as a nerve or artery) that supplies or is associated with the larynx 2. a. a laryngeal sound b. any of a set of several conjectured phonemes reconstructed for Proto-Indo-European chiefly on indirect evidence

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  • Laryngeal — Lar yn*ge al, a. [From {Larynx}.] Of or pertaining to the larynx; adapted to operations on the larynx; as, laryngeal forceps. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laryngeal — may mean *pertaining to the larynx *in Indo European linguistics, a consonant postulated in the laryngeal theory *in phonetics, an alternate term for glottal sounds …   Wikipedia

  • laryngeal — [lə rin′jē əl, lə rin′jəl] adj. 1. of, in, or near the larynx 2. used for treating the larynx 3. Phonet. articulated in, or by constriction of, the larynx n. a laryngeal sound …   English World dictionary

  • laryngeal — 1795, from medical L. laryngeus, from Gk. larynx (see LARYNX (Cf. larynx)) + English AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • laryngeal — laryngeally, adv. /leuh rin jee euhl, lar euhn jee euhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx. 2. Phonet. articulated in the larynx. n. 3. Phonet. a laryngeal sound. 4. Historical Ling. one of several hypothetical phonemes assumed …   Universalium

  • laryngeal — 1. adjective /ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,læɹˈɪn.dʒəl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl,ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl/ Of or pertaining to a larynx or larynges. 2. noun /ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,læɹˈɪn.dʒəl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl,ləˈrɪn.dʒi.əl,ˌlæɹ.ɪnˈdʒiː.əl/ a) A laryngeal sound, a sound… …   Wiktionary

  • Laryngeal — Having to do with the larynx (the voice box). * * * Relating in any way to the larynx. * * * la·ryn·geal lə rin j(ē )əl, .lar ən jē əl adj of, relating to, affecting, or used on the larynx la·ryn·geal·ly ē adv laryngeal n an anatomical part (as a …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngeal — la•ryn•ge•al [[t]ləˈrɪn dʒi əl, ˌlær ənˈdʒi əl[/t]] also la•ryn•gal [[t]ləˈrɪŋ gəl[/t]] adj. 1) anat. of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx 2) phn (of a speech sound) articulated in the larynx; glottal 3) phn a laryngeal speech sound 4)… …   From formal English to slang

  • laryngeal — См. laringale …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • laryngeal — la|ryn|ge|al <Adj.> (Med.): den Kehlkopf betreffend, zu ihm gehörend …   Universal-Lexikon

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