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aspirata

[as-puh-rey-tuh] /ˌæs pəˈreɪ tə/
noun, plural aspiratae
[as-puh-rey-tee] /ˌæs pəˈreɪ ti/ (Show IPA).
Greek Grammar
1.
a voiceless stop accompanied by strong aspiration, as φ, θ, χ.
Origin
< Late Latin (littera) aspīrāta aspirated (letter); see aspirate
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