postlaryngal

laryngeal

[luh-rin-jee-uhl, lar-uhn-jee-uhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx.
2.
Phonetics. articulated in the larynx.
noun
3.
Phonetics. a laryngeal sound.
4.
Historical Linguistics. one of several hypothetical phonemes assumed to have existed in Proto-Indo-European and to have been lost in most later Indo-European languages after having modified some contiguous consonants and vowels.
Also, laryngal [luh-ring-guhl] .


Origin:
1785–95; < Neo-Latin larynge(us) of, pertaining to the larynx (see laryng-, -eous) + -al1

laryngeally, adverb
postlaryngal, adjective
postlaryngeal, adjective
sublaryngal, adjective
sublaryngeal, adjective
sublaryngeally, adverb
superlaryngeal, adjective
superlaryngeally, adverb
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laryngeal or laryngal (ˌlærɪnˈdʒiːəl, ləˈrɪndʒɪəl, ləˈrɪŋɡəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the larynx
2.  phonetics articulated at the larynx; glottal
 
[C18: from New Latin laryngeus of the larynx]
 
laryngal or laryngal
 
adj
 
[C18: from New Latin laryngeus of the larynx]
 
laryn'geally or laryngal
 
adv

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laryngeal la·ryn·ge·al (lə-rĭn'jē-əl, -jəl, lār'ən-jē'əl) or la·ryn·gal (lə-rĭng'gəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, affecting, or near the larynx.

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larynx   (lār'ĭngks)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural larynges (lə-rĭn'jēz) or larynxes
The upper part of the trachea in most vertebrate animals, containing the vocal cords. The walls of the larynx are made of cartilage. sound is produced by air passing through the larynx on the way to the lungs, causing the walls of the larynx to vibrate. The pitch of the sound that is produced can be altered by the pull of muscles, which changes the tension of the vocal cords. Also called voice box.

laryngeal adjective
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