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verb (geminat, es)
  1. to arrange in pairs
  2. to occur in pairs
    • In the word gemmulation, the "ms" are geminated'.
adjective 
  1. forming a pair
     
glottal Tweet Definition of glottal Like Definition of glottal on Facebook
adjective (no comparative or superlative)
  1. Of or relating to the glottis.
     
glottal stop Tweet Definition of glottal stop Like Definition of glottal stop on Facebook
noun 
  1. (phonetics) A plosive sound articulated with the glottis.
     
guttural Tweet Definition of guttural Like Definition of guttural on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Sounding harsh and throaty.
    German is considered a very language, with many harsh consonants.
     

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