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inlaut

[in-lout] /ˈɪnˌlaʊt/
noun, plural inlaute
[in-lou-tuh] /ˈɪnˌlaʊ tə/ (Show IPA),
inlauts. Linguistics
1.
medial position in a word, especially as a conditioning environment in sound change.
2.
a sound in this position.
Compare anlaut, auslaut.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < German, equivalent to in- in-1 + Laut sound
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