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pharyngealize

[fuh-rin-jee-uh-lahyz, -juh-lahyz, far-uh n-jee-uh-lahyz] /fəˈrɪn dʒi əˌlaɪz, -dʒəˌlaɪz, ˌfær ənˈdʒi əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), pharyngealized, pharyngealizing. Phonetics
1.
to pronounce with pharyngeal coarticulation.
Also, pharyngalize
[fuh-ring-guh-lahyz] /fəˈrɪŋ gəˌlaɪz/ (Show IPA).
especially British, pharyngealise, pharyngalise.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; pharyngeal + -ize
Related forms
pharyngealization, noun
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