gutturalize

gutturalize

[guht-er-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), gutturalized, gutturalizing.
1.
to speak or pronounce (something) in a guttural manner.
2.
Phonetics. to change into, pronounce as, or supplement with a guttural or gutturalized sound.
verb (used without object), gutturalized, gutturalizing.
3.
to speak gutturally.
Also, especially British, gutteralise.


Origin:
1815–25; guttural + -ize

gutturalization, noun
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gutturalize or gutturalise (ˈɡʌtərəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr) phonetics to change into a guttural speech sound or pronounce with guttural articulation or pharyngeal constriction
2.  to speak or utter in harsh raucous tones
 
gutturalise or gutturalise
 
vb
 
gutturali'zation or gutturalise
 
n
 
gutturali'sation or gutturalise
 
n

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