Complete Definition of "aspirate"

English

Etymology
From L. spiritus asper|spīritus asper, lit. 'rough breath', from asper 'rough' + spiritus 'breath'.

Pronunciation 1
IPA|/'æs.p(É).rɪt/, SAMPA|/"{s.p(@).rIt/

Noun
rfc-level|Noun at L4+ not in L3 Ety section
en-noun

  1. linguistics The puff of air accompany|accompanying the release of a plosive consonant.
  2. linguistics A sound produced by such a puff of air.

Pronunciation 2
IPA|/'æs.pÉ.reɪt/, SAMPA|/"{[email protected]/

Verb
en-verb|aspirat|es

  1. context|transitive|linguistics To follow a consonant with an audible puff of breath.
  2. transitive To remove gas by means of suction.
  3. intransitive To inhale; to draw into one's lungs.

Italian

Verb
aspirate

  1. form of|second-person|Second-person plural present tense|aspirare#Italian|aspirare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|Second-person plural imperative|aspirare#Italian|aspirare|lang=Italian
  3. form of|feminine|Feminine plural|aspirato

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

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