Laryngeals


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Laryngeals

 

(1) In the narrow sense, consonants articulated by the vocal chords (for example, the aspirated stop ‘uh).

(2) In the broad sense, consonants aspirated by the organs of speech located in the pharynx and larynx (for example, Arabic h). [14488–2]

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