Emphatic Consonant

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Emphatic Consonant

 

a consonant with an extra articulatory characteristic produced by an increase in glottal laryngeal tension upon articulation. Emphatic consonants in Semitic languages are produced by pharyngealization.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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