Definition of Laryngals
1. laryngal [n] - See also: laryngal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laryngals
Literary usage of Laryngals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Philologica: Journal of Comparative Philology by Philological Society (Great Britain), Josef Baudiš, Leonard Cyril Wharton (1922)
"The Semitic languages possess four laryngals: ', h, ', h. An overwhelming majority of oral sounds stands opposed to this small number of ..."
2. On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, Francis James Child, William Salesbury, Alexander Barclay, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Johan Winkler (1875)
"laryngals.—31. h Aay (nh) p It is always extremely difficult to identify phonetic symbols belonging to different systems, on account of individualities of ..."
3. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Johan Winkler (1874)
"... I, for the classes of Vowels, Consonants, and laryngals respectively. VOWELS. 16. и pull CONSONANTS. 16. r (Lr), 17. rM, 18. ..."
4. Harvard African Studies by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology African Dept (1922)
"... g Sonants post-palatals: q liquids: r, I, r, I laryngals: ', h labials: m Nasals alveolars: n palatals: n The consonants q, p, t, d, ( are not plosives ..."